Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396
IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula
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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula

IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APO Triplet 105 F 6.5

Imaging cameras: Orion StarShoot Pro V2.0 Color

Mounts: Gemini G42 Observatory+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS-128

Guiding cameras: Philips Vesta Pro


Dates:Aug. 19, 2010

Frames: 13x600" (2h 10') bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 10.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.72%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 93496

RA center: 21h39m47s.3

DEC center: +57°3216

Pixel scale: 5.401 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.474 degrees

Field radius: 1.154 degrees


Resolution: 1280x852

Description

Open Cluster IC 1396, dust and an ionized gas region located in the constellation Cepheus

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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

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