Deep Sky Object in Autumn
IC1396 (Diffused Nebula in Cepheus)

Date & Time: Aug 16 2012, from 22:01 to 22:19 JST(+0900), 6min.×4shots
Aug 16 2012, from 22:30 to 22:42 JST(+0900), 6min.×3shots
Mosaic of 2 flames
Optical: TAMRON SP300mmF2.8, Aperture: F2.8
with Astronomik CLS-CCD filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Oogawara pass, Saku city, Nagano pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

IC1396 / Diffused Nebula, type 2 E
R.A.21h 39m 6.0s (2000.0)
Dec.+57° 30' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size165×135'
Real Size120×100 light yrs.
Magnitude -
Distance2500 light yrs.
Other IDsLBN451, LBN452
This image shows you a monochrome reversed image of red channel of color image. You can see several dark lanes complicated in the nebula.

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