IC1396 - Nebula in Cepheus

 
   
Telescope: Orion 120ED w/TeleVue RFL-4087 reducer (f/6)
Camera: Canon 400D (Hap Griffin modified); Raw capture; ISO 800
Mount: Losmandy G-11 w/Gemini
Guiding: Orion SSAG on Komura 300mm lens
Exposures: 18 @ 5 min.
Processing: Images were focused, converted, calibrated, aligned, and combined using ImagesPlus. The composite image was adjusted in Photoshop CS2 (Curves, Levels). Grain Surgery was used to reduce noise.
Note: Taken from my backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 8/31/08. Temp: 55F; Humidity 90%
   
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