Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1396  ·  The star Garnet Star (μCep)
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Elephant Trunk and Garnet Star, 


            Jim Knapp
Elephant Trunk and Garnet Star
Powered byPixInsight

Elephant Trunk and Garnet Star

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet

Imaging cameras: Canon XSi, Baader modified

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Converted 9x50 finder

Guiding cameras: Phillips SPC900NC

Software: DeepSky Stacker  ·  Adobe Photoshop 5 CS  ·  BackyardEOS v3 deluxe  ·  PhD 2.3.1c

Filters: Baader UHC-S 2"

Dates:Oct. 23, 2014

Frames: 97x300"

Integration: 8.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.18%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 465690

RA center: 21h 39' 58"

DEC center: +57° 41' 20"

Pixel scale: 3.368 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -44.849 degrees

Field radius: 1.691 degrees

Resolution: 3023x1985

Data source: Backyard


IC1396 imaged with my AT65EDQ and modified Canon XSi over two nights.



Jim Knapp
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Elephant Trunk and Garnet Star, 


            Jim Knapp