British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

BAA Images Nik Szymanek

Observation by Nik Szymanek: IC 2118 Witch Head Nebula

Uploaded by

Nik Szymanek

Observer

Nik Szymanek

Observed

2021 Jan 09 - 01:52

Uploaded

2021 Jan 25 - 15:59

Objects

The Witch Head Nebula (IC2118)

Planetarium overlay









Constellation

Eridanus

Field centre

RA: 05h05m
Dec: -07°01'
Position angle: +89°22'

Field size

2°05' × 1°04'

Equipment
  • Telescope: ASA 500N Newtonian. 500mm aperture, focal length 1900mm, f/3.8
  • Equatorial Mount: ASA DDM85 direct drive
  • CCD Camera: Finger Lake Instruments FLI 16803. 4096 x 4096 array. 0.98 arc-seconds per pixel.
  • Astrodon LRGB filters
Exposure

600s

Location

Rio Hurtado Valley, Chile

Target name

IC 2118

Title

IC 2118 Witch Head Nebula

About this image

2 pane mosaic. 

L: 4 x 600s, R: 2 x 600s, G: 2 x 600s, B: 4 x 600s (per pane).

Processed with Maxim DL, PixInsight, Photoshop

To zoom in, right click on image and view in new tab.

 

Files associated with this observation
Like this image
Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of work by third parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. By submitting images to this online gallery, you grant the BAA permission to reproduce them in any of our publications.