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head of IC 1396 (Elephant's trunk nebula)

Contains: IC 1396

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Imaging camera: SBIG ST-8300C

Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Guiding camera: The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04

Software: PixInsightNebulosityMicroprojects Equinox Image

Filter: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter

Accessory: Orion Deluxe off-axis guider

Resolution: 860x1000

Dates: Aug. 26, 2012

Frames: 42x900"

Integration: 10.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.01% job: 95802

RA center: 324.049 degrees

DEC center: 57.508 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.327 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.747 degrees

Field radius: 0.243 degrees

Locations: Home, San Rafael, California, United States


Images captured Aug 18, 19 and 26, 2012




Sky plot

Sky plot


head of IC 1396 (Elephant's trunk nebula), stevebryson