Helena Observatory,   North Alton, NS

Herschel's Garnet Star (mu Ceph)

01-Mar-2024 13:49 AST 01-Mar-2024 17:49 UTC


Herschel's Garnet Star (mu Ceph), 24-Sep-2014

Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding: KWIQ/QHY5 / PHD
Imaging Camera: Atik 383L+
Frames: 3x15m Ha, 4x10m Ha, 5x5m G, 3x5m B
Total Exposure: 2h5m
Processing: PixInsight
Distance: 4300-9300 ly (mu Ceph), 2400 ly (IC 1396)
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The nebulosity is the edge of IC1396, the same nebula that contains the Elephant Trunk Nebula).