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vdB142: Nebulous area in nebula IC1396 in Cepheus

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.

Photograph Information
LocationOkie-Tex Star Party, Kenton OK
TelescopeAP130 @ f6 w/field flattner
CameraCanon 350D, Hutech modified type I
ExposureStack of 21, 9 minute exposures at ISO 800
Notes46°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

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