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Observation by John Hughes: IC 1396 by John Hughes

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Observer

John Hughes

Observed

2020 Sep 11 - 22:00

Uploaded

2020 Oct 13 - 15:51

Objects

The Elephant Trunk (IC1396)

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 21h36m
Dec: +57°46'
Position angle: +92°33'

Field size

1°16' × 1°44'

Equipment
  • William Optics Z103 refractor
  • ZWO ASI1600mm Pro camera
  • Chroma 3.5nm Ha, Oiii and Sii filters
Exposure

All exposure times were 300 seconds with Ha (55 subs), Oiii (59 subs) and Sii (53 subs) making up a total integration time of 14 hours

Location

North Essex, UK

Target name

IC 1396

Title

IC 1396 by John Hughes

About this image

This image is one of a series I took this year as I ‘toured' around Cepheus and Cassiopeia. 

Taken from my garden in North Essex, this project commenced on 10 July 2020 and following a series of bad weather I was only able to finish it across a further two nights on the 9th and 11th September

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