Ced 214

Western Veil Nebula

The above image is a two frame mosaic featuring a small portion of the nebula complex IC1396 located in Cepheus. The image is a combination of red, blue, green and hydrogen alpha filtered images.


Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 Designation: Ced 214
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Cepheus
Camera: SBIG ST10XME with Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 2400 Light Years
Guiding: Self Guided Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: 180 minutes, 9 x 20 minute subs 6nm ha filter Position: R.A. 00 hr 05 min , Dec +670 13'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS2 Date: 4 August 2006
Acquisition: CCDSoft/The Sky 6 Location: Tolomato River Observatory