Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  VdB142
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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula (SHO), 



    
        

            Frank Breslawski
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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula (SHO)

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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula (SHO), 



    
        

            Frank Breslawski
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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula (SHO)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Lacerta Newton ohne Namen 200/800
Imaging Cameras
Astrel Instruments AST8300
Mounts
EQ6-R
Filters
Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD · Astronomik SII 6nm CCD · Astronomik OIII 6nm CCD
Accessories
GPU Pal Gyulai GPU 2" Aplanatic Coma Corrector
Software
PixInsight 1.8 · Luc Coiffier's DeepSkyStacker 3.3.6
Guiding Cameras
Lacerta MGEN2 with 9x50

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 27, 2017
Frames:
Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD: 15x900" (3h 45') -20°C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 6nm CCD: 8x900" (2h) -20°C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 6nm CCD: 8x900" (2h) -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
7h 45'
Darks:
50
Flats:
10
Bias:
200
Avg. Moon age:
6.83 days
Avg. Moon phase:
44.15%

RA center: 21h35m03s.10

DEC center: +57°2925.3

Pixel scale: 1.390 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 158.691 degrees

Field radius: 0.505 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2028x1652

Locations: Home, Bergisches Land, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

I decided to make a complete reprocessing of one my first narrowband images. I used newly learned techniques and tried the result not to be too colored... Hope you like the new Elephant's Trunk Nebula.

Comments

Revisions

  • Final
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B

Description: original alignment

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C

Description: full FOV

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IC 1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula (SHO), 



    
        

            Frank Breslawski

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Narrowband imaging