Witch head Nebula (IC2118)
Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia
Equipment - TSA102 and QSI683-8
Guiding - QSI OAG and SBIG ST-i.
LRGB-220 100 100 170(10 minute sub exposures for Lum and Blue; 5 minutes for Red and Green)
Darks, flats and biases applied
Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6
Object - Located in the constellation of Eridanus this nebula is a reflection nebula which resembles a witches profile. It lies at a distance of around 900 light years from earth and is thought to be illuminated by the giant star Rigel in Orion.