Emission Nebula In Cepheus

Uploaded 1/9/05

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 This complex region is dominated by the extremely faint nebula IC1396 around the open cluster Trumpler 37 in Cepheus. Dark nebula abound in this field, which has north to the left. The Large dark nebula on the right edge of the nebula is Barnard 160, and just above it is the snake shaped dark nebula Barnard 365.

This is the first time I have stacked five schmidt frames. Each image is a 56Mb 16bit scan, and stacking five of them was quite time consuming you might say. Almost all processing for this image was done in PixInsight.

Instrument: 8" f/1.5 Celestron Schmidt Camera Platform: Homemade GEM Film: Kodak Supra 400 CCD Autoguider: ST4 Exposure: 5x8mins Filters: NONE Location: Happy Jack, Arizona Elevation: 6800 ft. Sky: Seeing 10/10, Transparency 10/10 Outside Temperature: -5 C Processing: Photoshop, PixInsight HOME SCHMIDT GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS 


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