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IC1396 area in H-alpha, wide field, 


            Luigi Fontana
IC1396 area in H-alpha, wide field

IC1396 area in H-alpha, wide field

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Nikon 85mm f/1.4

Imaging camera:SBIG STL-11000

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera:Lodestar


Filter:Baader Planetarium H-Alpha Filter

Resolution: 1380x935

Dates:Dec. 8, 2012

Frames: 15x600"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.38% job: 118556

RA center: 322.290 degrees

DEC center: 59.994 degrees

Pixel scale: 43.365 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -169.883 degrees

Field radius: 10.039 degrees

Locations: Tornante di Bogli, Bogli, PC, Italy


Image taken with a SBIG 11k camera, H-alpha filter and a Nikon 85 mm f/1,4 lens, stopped down to f/2. Unfortunately the quality of the border was so poor I had to crop substantially.



Luigi Fontana
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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IC1396 area in H-alpha, wide field, 


            Luigi Fontana