Nebulae in Cepheus

LDN 1235 - The Dark Shark Nebula

9/23/2020

The Dark Shark nebula spans about 15 light years and lies about 650 light years away.

Telescope / lens RASA8
Camera ZWO 1600 MM Pro
Mount AZEQ6
Integration 13 hours 18 mins

The Elephant's Trunk Nebula

4/22/2021

The Elephant's Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust within the much larger ionized gas region IC 1396 located in the constellation Cepheus about 2,400 light years away.

Telescope / lens Skywatcher 250 PDS
Camera ZWO 1600 MM Pro
Mount AZEQ6
Integration 6 hours 20 mins

The Iris Nebula

10/3/2019

The Iris Nebula is a bright reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus approximately 1300 light years away.

Telescope / lens Esprit 80
Camera ZWO 1600 MM Pro
Mount AZEQ6
Integration 15 hours 18 mins

LDN1146 - Dark Nebula

7/28/2020

Clouds of dark nebula swimming through the background stars of Cepheus.

Telescope / lens RASA8
Camera ZWO 1600 MM Pro
Mount AZEQ6
Integration 7 hours 12 mins