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Image of the Week, July 1, 2016

Artem Mironov
Witch Head Nebula, by Artem Mironov

IC 2118, the Witch Head Nebula, located in the constellation Eridanus, is illuminated by the nearby star Rigel, in Orion. The image was taken at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory over 6 nights.

About the image

Total exposure time: 17 hours
Canon 5DMkII (IR modified)
Canon 300mm f/2.8 at f/3.2

About the photographer

Artem Mironov
Location: Russian Federation
Instagram, Flickr


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