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Contains:  IC 1396, NGC 6939, Part of the constellation Cepheus (Cep), The star 12Cep, The star 14Cep, The star 9Cep, The star Alderamin (αCep), The star Garnet Star (μCep), The star ζCep, The star ηCep, The star θCep, The star λCep, The star νCep
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Cepheus Region, 


            Robert Eder
Cepheus Region
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Cepheus Region

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 85mm f1.8

Imaging cameras: Canon 600Da

Mounts: Omegon MiniTrack LX3

Software: Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Astronomy Tools Action Set  ·  Photoshop

Filters: OPTOLONG L-eNhance

Dates:Sept. 18, 2020

120x30" ISO800
OPTOLONG L-eNhance: 200x60" ISO1600

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 1.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3893800

RA center: 21h 17' 5"

DEC center: +58° 57' 43"

Pixel scale: 20.293 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 337.038 degrees

Field radius: 8.564 degrees

Resolution: 2500x1727

Locations: Hohe Wand, Postl Wiese, Austria

Data source: Traveller


The Cepheus region from the Fireworks Galaxy (right) to the Black Seahorse and from the Flying Bat Nebula to the Elephant's Trunk. My Wide Field Project from that night with the MiniTrack and the 85mm.
For the Squid Nebula I would need another 30 hours of OIII.😄



Robert Eder
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Cepheus Region, 


            Robert Eder