IC 1396 in Cepheus - CCD Version

Imaged from Nova Scotia Summer, 2012 through a Canon 180mm f3.5 telephoto lens using a SBIG ST-8300M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ha Only Image

Data
Taking Camera SBIG ST-8300M Nova Scotia July, 2012, ~mag 6.4 Sensor @-20C
Imaging OTA Canon EF 180mm f3.5L
Equivalent focal length and ratio 180mm f3.5
Mount Losmandy G11 Gemini 2
Guiding PHD with SBIG STi and 100mmFL/f2.8 Guidescope
Ha Image Ha-10X15min-Astrodon 3nm filter-unbinned
Calibration and Stacking Darks,Flats and Bias - PixInsight
Processed PixInsight, Adobe Photoshop CS4 False colour by Carboni action

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hubble Palette

Data
Taking Camera SBIG ST-8300M Nova Scotia July, 2012, ~mag 6.4 Sensor @-20C
Imaging OTA Canon EF 180mm f3.5L
Equivalent focal length and ratio 180mm f3.5
Mount Losmandy G11 Gemini 2
Guiding PHD with SBIG STi and 100mmFL/f2.8 Guidescope
Mapped Colour Ha-11X15min, OIII-8X15min, SII-10X15min-Astrodon 3nm filters-unbinned. Total Integration time 7h15m
Calibration and Stacking Darks,Flats and Bias - PixInsight
Processed PixInsight, Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Bob Franke's Selective Color technique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IC 1396 in Cepheus - DSLR Version

Imaged from Nova Scotia Fall, 2011 through a Canon 300mm f2.8 telephoto lens using a modified Canon T3i DSLR.

This image is the result of stacking 40 two-minute exposures. All were at f2.8 and ISO 800 on a modified Canon T3i DSLR.

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