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Contains:  IC 1396, The star 13Cep, The star 12Cep, The star νCep, The star Garnet Star (μCep), The star 9Cep
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IC1396 and Sh2-129 in H-alpha - RGB, 





    
        

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IC1396 and Sh2-129 in H-alpha - RGB

IC1396 and Sh2-129 in H-alpha - RGB

Technical card

Resolution: 1300x1300

Dates:May 13, 2012

Frames:
25x300" ISO800
Astronomik Clip-Filter (EOS)/H-Alpha-CCD 6nm: 10x600" ISO800

Integration: 3.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.95%

Astrometry.net job: 94587

RA center: 321.997 degrees

DEC center: 58.462 degrees

Pixel scale: 22.331 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.429 degrees

Field radius: 5.702 degrees

Locations: ITV, Gedern, Germany

Description

The elephant's trunk is barely visible in this wide field image.
Theli (stacking), Fitswork (LRGB combine, stretching, 32 -> 16bit)
Adobe Camera Raw (denoise, sharpen)
Photoshop (H-alpha - RGB mix, levels, enhance dark structures, shrink stars)

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Schicko
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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IC1396 and Sh2-129 in H-alpha - RGB, 





    
        

            Schicko