Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396  ·  The star Garnet Star (μCep)
IC 1396 (Ha + RGB), 



    
        

            Scott Davis
IC 1396 (Ha + RGB)
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IC 1396 (Ha + RGB)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 20, 2014 ·  Aug. 23, 2014 ·  Aug. 24, 2014 ·  Aug. 25, 2014
Frames:
Astronomik 6nm Ha Clip-In Filter: 129×300(10h 45′) ISO1600
One-Shot Color: 74×90(1h 51′) ISO1600
Integration:
12h 36′
Darks:
27
Flats:
50
Flat darks:
50
Bias:
50
Avg. Moon age:
27.65 days
Avg. Moon phase:
6.74%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.75

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 351194

RA center: 21h38m42s.5

DEC center: +57°2501

Pixel scale: 4.962 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.590 degrees

Field radius: 2.924 degrees

Resolution: 620x620

File size: 423.6 KB

Locations: My Backyard, Clovis, California, United States; Courtright Reservoir, Shaver Lake, California, United States

Description

IC 1396 is a very large area of ionized hydrogen gas located in the constellation Cepheus at a distance of approximately 2,400 light years from Earth. This object is mostly known for the Elephant Trunk Nebula, a small part of the overall nebula.

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IC 1396 (Ha + RGB), 



    
        

            Scott Davis