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tvdavis
2005-Oct-10, 02:32 AM
This is IC2118, the so called Witch Head Nebula. She looks more like a hag to me than a witch! This is an extremely low surface brightness nebula which is reflecting the light from Rigel. It is quite difficult to capture.

AP 155EDF f/7
STL-11000M
LRGB 70:50:50:70 minutes

A larger version is here:

http://www.tvdavisastropics.com/astroimages-1_000043.htm


Cheers,

Tom Davis
Inkom, ID

Big Brother Dunk
2005-Oct-10, 02:41 AM
Awesome shot Tom, thanks.

paul f. campbell
2005-Oct-11, 01:07 AM
Great photo tom post more later

seeker372011
2005-Oct-11, 04:15 AM
superb shot

Wolverine
2005-Oct-11, 10:02 PM
Brilliant as usual, Tom. Thanks for sharing.