IMPORTANT! As you have probably noticed we have upgraded our gallery and transitioned from our old website. Some accounts on old site were missing name information and they will appear on profile and photo pages as "N/A N/A". If you are one of those users you can easily update your name information if you visit your profile page.
Mark Killion
January 7, 2019
4171
post image

Contains: Deep sky object

Acquisition Details

Equipment card

Description

This image of IC 2118 was taken 18 days after my first attempt at catching this nebula on 12/16/18. You may have seen my original image in here that I posted the other day which shows what moonlight can do even though it was setting at the time. That image showed the witch with a new hairdo :o). However, on 1/3/19, I had a moonless night for this image session. Unfortunately, several clouds rolled in so I could only get a few images. I used a Canon 6D camera and an ISO setting of 1600. I took six images at 5 minutes each. I took 3 dark frames. Deep Sky Stacker was used to stack the images and the post processing was done with PhotoShop CC. I used a Takahashi FSQ-106N and guided with a Takahashi 60mm scope and a SBIG STV.



2019 Lunar Eclipse
3654

January 24, 2019


Rosette Nebula
5285

December 1, 2017


IC 443 (The Jellyfish Nebula)
2219

May 7, 2019


M81 and M82
4460

November 20, 2017


Female House Wren Nesting in Gourd
3204

July 31, 2018