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Photographer:

Tom Owen

Email:

towen@shaw.ca

Location of Photo:

Moondance Cabin, Pigeon Lake Alberta

Date/Time of photo:

October 27, 2018

Equipment:

QSI 683, Orion 80mm triplet refractor at F6 with a field flattener, Orion 60mm guidescope, Orion Starshoot autoguider, Celestron AVX Mount

Description:

This is a portion of IC 1396, a large emission nebula in the Constellation Cepheus. It features the rather inaptly named Elephant Trunk Nebula, which is a star making region. Imaged under a bright moon in Ha: 42 mostly 3 minute subs, for a total exposure of 2 hours, 7 minutes. Processed using DSS and StarTools,

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