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Elephant's Trunk nebula (near full moon!), 


Elephant's Trunk nebula (near full moon!)
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Elephant's Trunk nebula (near full moon!)

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 5, 2017

Frames:Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1: 360x30" ISO1600

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 12.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 95.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 1680720

RA center: 21h 34' 38"

DEC center: +57° 29' 52"

Pixel scale: 0.678 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.592 degrees

Field radius: 0.524 degrees

Resolution: 3087x4635

Locations: Backyard, Dacula, GA, United States


I didn't think this would turn out so well being the moon was so full, but since it was on the other side of the sky I thought I'd give it a shot. Not bad!



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Elephant's Trunk nebula (near full moon!), 



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