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Observation by Paul Whitmarsh: The Area Around Herschel's Garnet Star

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Paul Whitmarsh

Observer

Paul Whitmarsh

Observed

2021 Jul 17 - 23:00

Uploaded

2021 Jul 19 - 13:11

Objects

The Elephant Trunk (IC1396)

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 21h38m
Dec: +57°40'
Position angle: +91°12'

Field size

4°39' × 3°14'

Equipment
  • William Optics Whitecat 51mm f4.9 Refractor
  • Canon 450D - Modified
  • Super Polaris Mount
  • Astronomik UV/IR Filter
Exposure

120s

Location

Uckfield

Target name

IC1396

Title

The Area Around Herschel's Garnet Star

About this image

Unguided 2 minute exposures and the White Cat seem to be the limit on my circa 1988 Super Polaris. I took the best 85 shots of the 100 taken to obtain this image of IC1396. 

Modified Canon 450D at 400 ISO 

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