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Widefield of IC 1396, dark nebulae and Sh2 family, 



    
        

            Guillermo Gonzalez
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Widefield of IC 1396, dark nebulae and Sh2 family

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Widefield of IC 1396, dark nebulae and Sh2 family, 



    
        

            Guillermo Gonzalez
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Widefield of IC 1396, dark nebulae and Sh2 family

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D mk II

Mounts: Skywatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Adobe Lightroom 6  ·  AstroPixel Processor  ·  BackyardEOS, PHD2, PixInsight 1.8


Dates:Aug. 16, 2020

Frames:
40x300" (3h 20') ISO1600
70x60" (1h 10') ISO1600

Integration: 4h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 26.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.59%


RA center: 21h45m49s.246

DEC center: +57°4618.12

Pixel scale: 20.578 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -134.323 degrees

Field radius: 7.378 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 2000x1633

Locations: Rebollar, Rebollar, Segovia, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

I would have liked/expected the DSLR to have been more "productive" in capturing the Hydrogen clouds (specially of IC1396 and Sh2-129) of this zone. I guess that I am getting spoilt by the results of H-alpha from the ZWO mono camera and that I will have to buy an adapter for the 135mm and the ZWO.... but in this case I wouldnt be able to be doing parallel sessions of Telescope and widefield with the 135mm.... ok then I'll be getting another asi1600 so i can capture with the scope and the widefield in parallel...hmm this vicious circle is worrying...

Anyway the canon did a good job capturing the dark nebulae and the starfield.

During the session high clouds rolled in and difuse some of the subs. I decided not to discard them in order to get a some halo around some stars, I like them in the starfields.

I guess that at some point I will retake this data and combine with new data coming from mono camera with h-alpha and OIII....but that will be another story!

Best skies !

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