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IC1396 - Elephants Trunk Nebula, 


IC1396 - Elephants Trunk Nebula

IC1396 - Elephants Trunk Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1856x2482

Dates:Nov. 30, 2014

Frames: 52x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 8.7 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 8.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.05% job: 498211

RA center: 323.662 degrees

DEC center: 57.482 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.458 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.607 degrees

Field radius: 0.628 degrees

Locations: Nuremberg, Germany, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany


Object: IC1396 - Elephants Trunk Nebula

Optic: Selfmade Carbon 8" Newton w. Orion UK Ultra Grade Mirror @ f/5.1
Camera & Filter: ATIK 383 -20°C with Baader Ha, OIII, SII
Guiding: Off-Axis w. MGEN
Exposure Time: 18x10min Ha, 18x10min OIII, 16x10min SII, 300xBias, 50xDark, 30xFlat
Total Time: 8h 40min
Date: Nov 2014

Preprocessing in Pixinsight with ImageCalibration, ImageIntegration, CosmeticCorrection & StarAlignment. The final step, contrast improvement, color adaption to my own color palette, sharpening and a little denoise was done in Photshop CS6.

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