Van den Berg 142 Reflection Nebula & IC1396 Emission Nebula in Cepheus

(aka The Elephant Trunk Nebula)


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Look here for an earlier, wider field image of IC1396/VdB142


Click on this thumbnail to see a wide-field view of the emission nebula IC1396:



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