Witchhead Nebula (IC 2118) mosaic from WISE data

Posted by Teriann
on Friday, September 16, 2011

An eight-frame mosaic of WISE data in the area of IC 2118, the Witchhead nebula.  Data downloaded from WISE mission site and processed using Pixinsight and Photoshop.  Color assignments:  22.194 um = Red; 12.082 um = Green, 4.618 um = Cyan or Orange, and 3.368 um = Blue.  Original data cleaned up, image balanced, some high pass filtering and color saturation applied.

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