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Subject
VDB 142 in IC1396, Narrow Band
Date
16th August 2005
Telescope or Lens
TEC APO 140 with AP 0.75 focal reducer
Mount
Paramount ME
Camera
ST2000XM
Filters
Schuler 10nm Ha, Custom Scientific 4nm SIII and OII
Total Exposures L 180 min R 180 min G 180 min B 180 min
Sub exposure
9 x 20 min
9 x 20 min
9 x 20 min
9 x 20 min
Binning
1x1
Field of view and resolution
Approx 58 x 43 Arcminute. 2.18 Arcsec / Pixel
Comments  
Van Der Berg 142 is a dark dust cloud in the nebula IC1396. This narrow band version uses SII as Red, Ha as Green and OIII as Blue. Ha was also used to enhance the luminance aspects of the image.