IC1396 in Cepheus

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IC1396 in Cepehus

IC1396 is a very large emission nebula. It is the Southern part of Cepheus. It's about 150x165 arcminute. I have been taking this nebula for many years. This photograph of IC1396 is the best I have ever taken it.

Imaging information

Optics: Takahashi Epsilon180ED, NJP Mount

Camera: SBIG STL-11000XM, Astronomik LRGB filter

Exposure: L=150minutes, R=G=B=30minutes

Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS

Location: Sirabiso Highland, Nagano Prefecture, 2007