Part of the nebula IC 1396B in the constellation Cepheus imaged in the red light from hydrogen atoms. The image scale here is roughly 15 × 15 square arcminutes, with N to the left and E down.
This image was obtained as part of the
INT/WFC Photometric Hydrogen-Alpha Survey of the Northern Galactic Plane (IPHAS)
Credit: Nick Wright (UCL) and the IPHAS collaboration.
Telescope: 2.5-m Isaac Newton Telescope.
Instrument: Wide Field Camera.
Filters and exposure times: Hα and R.
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