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Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396), 



    
        

            Jeff Clayton
Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396)
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: QHY8L OSC

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener for Small Refractors

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools  ·  StarTools64  ·  Nebulosity 3.1  ·  EZCap  ·  Photo Shop

Accessory: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical focuser mini 50mm guide scope


Dates:Sept. 24, 2014

Frames: 12x600"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.05%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 418904

RA center: 21h 35' 51"

DEC center: +57° 12' 36"

Orientation: -81.097 degrees

Field radius: 1.483 degrees


Resolution: 620x395

Description

Elephant's Trunk Nebula taken at Bald Mountain Pass in the High Uintah Mountains in Utah. The image site resides at 10,700 feet. This is the first 600 second based sub image i have ever taken. Im finally a member of the 10 minute club!!!

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Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396), 



    
        

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