Hemisphere:  Northern
IC 1396, 



    
        

            John Taylor
IC 1396
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IC 1396

IC 1396, 



    
        

            John Taylor
IC 1396
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IC 1396

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion ED80T CF
Imaging Cameras
Atik 314L+
Mounts
HEQ5
Filters
Astronomik SII 12nm · OIII 12nm · Ha
Software
PixInsight · photoshop
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher 80ST

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 16, 2011
Frames:
26×600(4h 20′) bin 1×1
Integration:
4h 20′
Avg. Moon age:
18.71 days
Avg. Moon phase:
83.36%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 111239

RA center: 21h33m59s.5

DEC center: +57°3046

Pixel scale: 3.572 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.969 degrees

Field radius: 0.786 degrees

Resolution: 1287x923

File size: 896.5 KB

Description

My northern view is very restricted by trees making this available for just a couple of hours either side of the meridian. I had to wait a good while but I finally managed a decent run at it.

x6 10 minute Ha

x8 10 minute OIII

x12 10 minute SII

Total exposure time 4 hours 20 minutes

Processed in Pixinsight & Photoshop CS5

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IC 1396, 



    
        

            John Taylor