IC1396 is a large (over 2 degrees in size) nebula complex in the constellation Cetus. Within this nebula are several smaller nebulas including vdB142, which is the yellowish area in the photograph above. Click here for a close-up of vdb142.
|Location||Okie-Tex Star Party, Kenton OK|
|Telescope||AP130 @ f6 w/field flattner|
|Camera||Canon 350D, Hutech modified type I|
|Exposure||Stack of 21, 9 minute exposures at ISO 800|
|Notes||46°F, 61%rh, excellent transparancy|
Initial RAW conversion, registration and stacking in IRIS.
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02 Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2