Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396  ·  The star Garnet Star (μCep)
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Elephant's Trunk Nebula
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula

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Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Elephant's Trunk Nebula
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80ST-25SV

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Software: PixInsight


Dates:Aug. 14, 2015Sept. 6, 2015Sept. 7, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 20x600" (3h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 14x600" (2h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm SII: 24x600" (4h) bin 1x1

Integration: 9h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 25.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.44%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 766491

RA center: 21h39m03s.1

DEC center: +57°2439

Orientation: -126.558 degrees

Field radius: 1.649 degrees


Resolution: 2495x3300

Description

The SII in this nebula is NOT bright. Actually, just in general, this nebula is not bright, but the SII in particular gave me fits because it's really important for the color, but is SO dim.

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Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward