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Contains:  IC 1396, Part of the constellation Cepheus (Cep), The star 9Cep, The star Alderamin (αCep), The star Garnet Star (μCep), The star εCep, The star ζCep, The star ηCep, The star θCep, The star νCep, The star ξCep, The star π1Cyg
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IC1396 and wide field around it, 


IC1396 and wide field around it
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IC1396 and wide field around it

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 16, 2015

Frames: 28x240"

Integration: 1.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.24%

Basic astrometry details job: 1120292

RA center: 21h 31' 36"

DEC center: +57° 48' 0"

Pixel scale: 27.881 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.379 degrees

Field radius: 10.303 degrees

Resolution: 1835x1927

Data source: Traveller


Mosaic of two frames, including IC1396 (that contains the Elephant Trunk nebula) as well as the huge dark nebula La Gentil 3 (top right) and the red emission nebula Sh 2-129 (top left). Taken from La Parrilla (Valladolid)



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IC1396 and wide field around it,