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Elephant Trunk Nebula, IC1396, Hubble Palette

Technical card

Resolution: 2626x3960

Dates: July 30, 2008July 31, 2008Aug. 11, 2015

Astrodon 3nm OIII: 12x900" bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm SII: 9x900" bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 18x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 9.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.31% job: 735361

RA center: 324.163 degrees

DEC center: 57.513 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.122 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -87.889 degrees

Field radius: 1.401 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


This is a Tone Mapped cooperative image between myself and Bob Franke from his Focal Pointe Observatory. The H-alpha data was collected here in Glen Ellyn. The S2 and O3 images came from earlier work by Bob, and were generously donated for this cooperative image. Thank you Bob.



Eric Coles (coles44)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Elephant Trunk Nebula, IC1396, Hubble Palette, Eric Coles (coles44)