Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396
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IC 1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
IC 1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula
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IC 1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Monochrome

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS71ED 2013

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Focal reducers: WILLIAM OPTICS FLAT 4

Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader SII 8nm  ·  Baader O III 8.5nm  ·  Baader Ha 7nm

Accessory: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder  ·  ATIK Filter Wheel EFW2


Dates:Nov. 11, 2015

Frames: 115x900" (28h 45')

Integration: 28h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 29.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.05%


Astrometry.net job: 844269

RA center: 21h 36' 2"

DEC center: +57° 32' 16"

Pixel scale: 1.626 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -104.429 degrees

Field radius: 0.848 degrees


Resolution: 620x822

Locations: Cloudland Canyon, Trenton, Georgia, United States

Description

Shot on November 11, 2015 at Fall Creek Falls during the new moon.

Narrowband image taken with the help of Sequence Generator Pro, edited in Pixinsight with curves and levels adjust in Photoshop.

Star Spikes added with StarSpike Pro 4 plugin for Photoshop.

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IC 1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison