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IC 1396, 


            Gary Opitz
IC 1396
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IC 1396

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC APO140ED F/7

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS3  ·  PHD GUIDING  ·  Deepskystacker  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: ZWO Hydrogen Alpha 7nm

Accessory: Astro Tech Field Flattener

Dates:Aug. 17, 2017

Frames:ZWO Hydrogen Alpha 7nm: 53x240" (gain: 139.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~80

Avg. Moon age: 24.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 11.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1692781

RA center: 21h 35' 51"

DEC center: +57° 28' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.797 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 299.941 degrees

Field radius: 0.640 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1369

Locations: Home Observatory, Rochester, New York, United States


This is my first "serious" image with my new ASI1600MM camera and my first try with a narrow-band filter.
This is IC 1396 aka the Elephant Trunk Nebula in Ha.



Gary Opitz
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IC 1396, 


            Gary Opitz