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IC1396A - The Elephant's Trunk

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS

Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mount: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducer: Baader MPCC Mk III

Software: PixinsightPhotoshop

Filters: Baader Red 2"Baader L 2''Baader Blue 2"Baader Green 2"

Accessories: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheelSeletek Armadillo

Resolution: 3266x2426

Dates: Aug. 27, 2016Aug. 29, 2016

Baader Blue 2": 5x180" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Blue 2": 9x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 2x180" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 9x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 10x180" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 22x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 5x180" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 9x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.2 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 25.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.85% job: 1217667

RA center: 323.922 degrees

DEC center: 57.563 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.046 degrees

Field radius: 0.625 degrees

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland


Two nights worth of data. Difficult to get a proper background sky model.




Sky plot

Sky plot


IC1396A - The Elephant's Trunk,