Interstellar gas and dust in Cepheus

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Paul C. Swift

Valencia, Spain

Technical card
Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD100 f/3.8 Astrograph
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: PixInsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5
Filters: Baader Ha 3.5nm
Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel, Starlight Xpress Lodestar Guider

The Elephant’s Trunk nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust within the much larger ionized gas region IC 1396 located in the constellation Cepheus about 2,400 light years away from Earth.

2015-09-22T00:00:00

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