Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396
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Elephant Trunk Nebula, IC1396, Hubble Palette, 



    
        

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

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 30, 2008 ·  July 31, 2008 ·  Aug. 11, 2015
Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 12×900(3h) bin 1×1
Astrodon 3nm SII: 9×900(2h 15′) bin 1×1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 18×900(4h 30′) bin 1×1
Integration:
9h 45′
Avg. Moon age:
27.48 days
Avg. Moon phase:
5.31%

RA center: 21h36m39s.1

DEC center: +57°3046

Pixel scale: 2.122 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -87.889 degrees

Field radius: 1.401 degrees

Resolution: 620x935

File size: 469.7 KB

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

Description

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

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Elephant Trunk Nebula, IC1396, Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)