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Contains:  IC 1396, The star δCep, The star εCep, The star λCep, The star ζCep, The star 14Cep, The star 13Cep, The star 12Cep, The star νCep, The star Garnet Star (μCep), The star 9Cep
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IC 1396 Wide Field, 


            Luke Arens
IC 1396 Wide Field

IC 1396 Wide Field

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Rokinon 135mm f/2

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Mount:SkyWatcher Star Adventurer


Resolution: 3592x5251

Dates:Nov. 21, 2019

Frames: 60x60"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.81% job: 3074309

RA center: 21h 39' 53"

DEC center: +57° 33' 3"

Pixel scale: 9.123 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.321 degrees

Field radius: 8.060

Data source: Backyard


Decided on a whim to try imaging this area after seeing someone else do it using the same lens. About an hour of image time from Bortle 5 skies. Processed in Pixinsight, Starnet++, and Photoshop.



Luke Arens
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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IC 1396 Wide Field, 


            Luke Arens