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Mark Killion
January 7, 2019
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Contains: Deep sky object

Acquisition Details

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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.

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Rosette Nebula

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IC 443 (The Jellyfish Nebula)

May 7, 2019

M81 and M82

November 20, 2017

Female House Wren Nesting in Gourd

July 31, 2018