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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  B161, IC 1396, IC1396, Sh2-131, VdB142
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Elephant Trunk in SHO, 


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Elephant Trunk in SHO

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 11"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600 MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: Paramount MX +

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 30mm Ultra Mini guide scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Software: Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3  ·  PHD2  ·  pixinsight 1.85

Filters: astrodon 5nm narrowband filters

Accessory: Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Interactive Astronomy SkyRoof  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  SkyShed Roll-off

Dates:Sept. 22, 2019

Frames:astrodon 5nm narrowband filters: 64x240" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 22.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.83%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2942579

RA center: 21h 36' 10"

DEC center: +57° 46' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.266 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -52.375 degrees

Field radius: 0.995 degrees

Resolution: 4540x3376

Locations: JRO - Home Observatories, Milford, New Jersey, United States

Data source: Backyard


Elephant Trunk nebula captured over 2 nights, 9/21/2019-9/22/2019. 4.26 hours integration time.



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Elephant Trunk in SHO, 


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