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Tom Owen

Location of Photo:

Moondance Cabin, Pigeon Lake Alberta

Date/Time of photo:

October 27, 2018


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


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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