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IC 1396 & the Elephant Trunk in Hydrogen Alpha, 





    
        

            Wes Chilton
IC 1396 & the Elephant Trunk in Hydrogen Alpha

IC 1396 & the Elephant Trunk in Hydrogen Alpha

Technical card

Resolution: 6647x5008

Dates:July 17, 2016

Frames:Astrodon Hydrogen Alpha 5nm 31mm: 25x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: ~512

Avg. Moon age: 12.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.54%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Mean SQM: 15.70

Mean FWHM: 1.87

Temperature: 18.00

Astrometry.net job: 1295398

RA center: 324.810 degrees

DEC center: 57.505 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.733 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.176 degrees

Field radius: 2.003 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, La Crescenta, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I had a nice clear night, but the full moon was high in the southern sky. IC 1396 was well placed to the north, a good distance away from the moon, so I decided to see how much data I could get in one night.

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