An ionized gas region IC 1396 located in the constellation Cepheus about 2,400 light years away from Earth. The entire IC 1396 region is ionized by the massive star, except for dense globules that can protect themselves from the star's harsh ultraviolet rays.

Photo Details

  Telescope: FSQ106EDX (530 mm) Takahashi

  Camera: Sbig STL1100XM, internal Sbig Filter wheel, Baader 50mm round HLRGB filters

  Mount: NJP Takahashi

  Guiding: self-guided

  Exposure: LRGB 23:6:5:7x10min , 410min total

  When: August 2016

  Other information: Finally some good wheather this summer


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