Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
head of IC 1396 (Elephant's trunk nebula), 



    
        

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

head of IC 1396 (Elephant's trunk nebula)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Guiding cameras: The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04

Software: PixInsight  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Microprojects Equinox Image

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter

Accessory: Orion Deluxe off-axis guider


Dates:Aug. 26, 2012

Frames: 42x900" (10h 30')

Integration: 10h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 9.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.31%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 95802

RA center: 21h36m11s

DEC center: +57°3028

Pixel scale: 1.327 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.747 degrees

Field radius: 0.243 degrees


Resolution: 860x1000

Locations: Home, San Rafael, California, United States

Description

Images captured Aug 18, 19 and 26, 2012

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

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



    
        

            stevebryson