A Part of IC 1396

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: IC 1396
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Cepheus
Camera: SBIG ST10XME with Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 2400 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: 180 minutes, 9 x 20 minute subs 6nm ha filter Position: R.A. 21 hr 46 min , Dec +570 52'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3 Date: 3 & 4 November 2007
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village