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Mark Eby
January 26, 2021
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Contains: Deep sky object

Acquisition Details

Date Posted: January 26, 2021

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Resolutions: 1819x2400 , 800x1056 , 300x396

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C2118 Witch Head Nebula IC2118 is a reflection nebula, illuminated by the bright star Rigel, not seen on the image but off to the right. Rigel is the bottom-right star of the constellation Orion. The Witch Head is located 900 light-years from us, and is quite possibly a super nova remnant. North is at the bottom. Scope/Mount: StellarVue SV70T Refractor with SFFR-70APO Focal-reducer/Field-flattener, Celestron CI-700 Mount Camera: ZWO ASI1600MMC monochrome with ZWO LRGB filters Guiding: QHY5L-IIM through Orion Thin OAG, PHD guiding software Exposure: L (90) 120 sec @ gain=139, RGB: each channel (10) 120 sec @ gain=200 Software: Nebulosity, PixInsight Comment: 01-16-2021, Tierra del Sol, CA, quite windy.

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