VDB142 in IC1396 | Manuel Fernandez

Manuel Fernandez
Location of photo
Leon, Spain
Date/Time of photo
July 2010
TELESCOPE: TAKAHASHI TOA 130 APO + Reducer @ f/5,8 (754 mm) MOUNT: TAKAHASHI EM400 TEMMA II CAMERA: CCD QHY9 (-25º) GUIDE: STV CAMERA / EZ GUIDER 60mm. TOTAL EXPOSURE: 13,5h (Ha=5x30min, SII=11x30min, OIII=11x30min) FILTERS: Ha 6 nm Astronomik, SII y OIII Baader
This nebula is part of a complex area that houses gas emission, absorption, and dark nebulae. In the picture you can see the most famous (the elephant's trunk), a large dark column within the areas of hydrogen IC 1396.
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