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Contains:  IC 1396, The star 13Cep, The star 12Cep, The star νCep, The star Garnet Star (μCep)
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IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 


            Yuji Nakashima
IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula

IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FS-60CB

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Mount:Skywatcher EQ6Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi GT-40

Guiding camera:QHYCCD 5L-II M

Focal reducer:Takahashi 0.72x Reducer

Software:PixInsight 1.8ASCOM +EQMODphotoshop ccPHD Guiding PHD2 (OpenPHD)

Resolution: 2048x1350

Dates:Aug. 15, 2015

Frames: 17x300"

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.72% job: 742730

RA center: 324.576 degrees

DEC center: 57.481 degrees

Orientation: 90.834 degrees

Field radius: 4.706 degrees

Locations: Kawazu Camping Site, Kawazu, Gammo-gun, Shizuoka prov, Japan



Yuji Nakashima
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 


            Yuji Nakashima
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    IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 


            Yuji Nakashima

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IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 


            Yuji Nakashima