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IC 2118 - the Witch Head nebula

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Object:             IC 2118. Reflection nebula & ┐supernova remnant? in Eridanus.
Telescope:       Sky-Watcher Esprit 80 triplet Apo & flattener (f/5 - 400mm).
Camera:           DSLR Canon 6D. Original IR filter replaced (Astrodon Inside).
Exposures:       71x 15' , 5x20" (17:45 h)
 
Mount:              Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5          
                        
Guiding:            Moravian G1-2000 ccd, 50mm finder.
Date:                 December  2019 - January 2020  
Site:                  Observatorio de La Sagra  Granada (Spain) 
Processing:
Bias, Darks & Flat calibration
LinearFit  pixel rejection combining
Dynamic Background Extraction
Photometric Color Calibration
Masked stretch

Curves and Histogram adjustments

Software:
PixInSight