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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1396, The star Garnet Star (μCep)
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IC1396 & Elephant Trunk, 


IC1396 & Elephant Trunk
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IC1396 & Elephant Trunk

Technical card

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G3-16200

Mounts: Avalon Instruments M-Uno Fast Reverse

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics TSL60D

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider

Focal reducers: TS PHOTOLINE 3" Flattener

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Voyager

Filters: LRGB 2"

Dates:June 19, 2017

Frames:LRGB 2": 13x300" -23C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~11

Flats: ~8

Bias: ~13

Avg. Moon age: 24.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.29%

Temperature: 23.00

Basic astrometry details job: 1619443

RA center: 21h 38' 47"

DEC center: +57° 28' 22"

Pixel scale: 5.050 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.688 degrees

Field radius: 1.972 degrees

Resolution: 2200x1750


The Elephant's Trunk nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust within the much larger ionized gas region IC 1396 located in the constellation Cepheus about 2,400 light years away from Earth.



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IC1396 & Elephant Trunk,