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IC1396 The Elephant Trunk Nebula

Contains: IC 1396

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQWilliam Optics GTF-81

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF-8300MCelestron Nightscape 8300

Mounts: EM 10Takahashi NJP

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide ScopeBorg Mini-50

Guiding cameras: LodestarQHY5-IIL QHY-5 mono

Software: Celestron AstroFXPixInsightStratonNebulosityRegistar

Filter: Custom Scientific H-Alpha 4.5nm

Resolution: 944x720

Dates: May 14, 2013Sept. 9, 2013

Frames:
16x900" bin 1x1
Custom Scientific H-Alpha 4.5nm: 14x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 8.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.54%

Astrometry.net job: 86218

RA center: 324.604 degrees

DEC center: 57.736 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.085 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.461 degrees

Field radius: 1.168 degrees

Locations: Abilene, Abilene, Texas, United States; 3RF Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus, Crowell, Texas, United States

Description

The Elephant Trunk Nebula
HaRGB, Ha:14X1200s, RGB:16X900s
Cameras: SBIG STF-8300M/Custom Scientific 4.5nm filter, Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Telescopes: AT65EDQ (Ha), WO 81GTF (RGB)
Mounts: Takahashi EM-10 & NJP
Location: Abilene, Texas (Ha), 3RF CSAC (RGB)
Dates: May 14, 2013 (Ha), Sept 9, 2013 (RGB)

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John Bozeman
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IC1396 The Elephant Trunk Nebula, John Bozeman