vdB 142, van den Bergh 142
This is an image of the emission nebula IC 1396 in hydrogen alpha light. The object in the center is the dark nebula known as vdB 142.
September 1, 2016
1.5 hours with a hydrogen alpha narrow band filter.
San Diego Astronomy Assication site at Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
Takahashi Epsilon 160 f/3.3 astrograph,
Astro-Physics AP 900 GTO,
SBIG STT-8300 with self-guiding filter wheel