Elephant Trunk Region (IC 1396), Cepheus

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This black & white image was shot in pure H-alpha through a narrowband filter in the constellation Cepheus. The central star cluster is surrounded by a large field of ionized hydrogen

  Optics:Williams Optics Star 71 
Camera:ZWO ASI 1600MM cooled CMOS camera 
Exposure info:16 x 10 mins 
Filters used:Astrodon H-alpha (5 nm) 
date:October 2018