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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+

Mounts: HEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80ST

Software: PixInsight  ·  photoshop

Filters: Astronomik SII 12nm  ·  OIII 12nm  ·  Ha


Dates:Oct. 16, 2011

Frames: 26x600" (4h 20') bin 1x1

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

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