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Observatory Parameters
Dec 11
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
00:47 13:22

Witch Head nebula · NGC 1909 Bright Nebula in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 3º x 1º Magnitude: N/A Also known as IC 2118, Ced 41, LBN 959
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Mark Sansom VIC, Australia
Size: 2,048 × 1,357 px
ISO: 6,400
Uploaded by Tiago_Narciso
Size: 2,532 × 4,060 px
ISO: 800
Uploaded by Tiago_Narciso
Size: 2,962 × 2,760 px
Visual Field: 2.8º
ISO: 800
Uploaded by Robsi
Size: 3,000 × 2,213 px
Visual Field: 11.7º
ISO: 3,200
Uploaded by Astronomer598 CA, United States
Size: 3,184 × 2,216 px
Visual Field: 7.2º
Uploaded by ricktobey Texas, United States
Size: 3,696 × 2,448 px
Visual Field: 11.9º

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Hourly Elevation Dec 11

Witch Head nebula as seen from Ashburn
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-7º 15' 00''
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