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Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: IC1396
Apparent RA: 21 40  Apparent Dec:57 30
Constellation: Cepheus
13 May 2014
A Takahashi Sky 90 comes to visit at the Curdridge Observatory. This image, around 4.5 hours exposure was taken across 2 nights with the Astrodon 3nm Ha filter. There is no reducer/corrector on the Sky 90 yet so the stars are poor away from the centre.

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This object is part of the Sharpless Catalogue of HII regions

This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider with Lodestar.

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

Astrodon 3nm Ha 18x900s on 90 @ F5 f.l. 500 with Atik 490 camera


Skywatcher 200 Newt (upgraded with OO Hilux secondary)
Sky 90 Refractor
Homemade focus motor
Homemade filterwheel / OAG combo with Lodestar guide camera
Atik 490 CCD camera
Homemade Telescope mount

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK

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