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IC2118 - The Witch Head Nebula



Object The Witch Head Nebula (IC2118), in Eridanus
Telescope (Photo) Televue 85 refractor w/0.8 focal reducer (f/5.6)
Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT @ f/6.3 (off-axis)
Camera (Photo) Canon 20Da DSLR
Camera (Guiding) Meade DSI II w/Autostar Envisage
Exposure Detail Median combination of 18 images at 600 seconds each, ISO3200; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 2.80; final image processing using Photoshop CS2
Location Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida  (N29.409, W82.860)
Date 02/12/07
Comments Compare photo at left to earlier film photo of same object