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IC 1396 Elephants Trunk Nebula, 





    
        

            Jirair Afarian
IC 1396 Elephants Trunk Nebula

IC 1396 Elephants Trunk Nebula

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Resolution: 5428x3627

Dates:June 21, 2018

Frames:Badaar Moon and SkyGlow Badaar: 36x300" (gain: 11.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 8.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean FWHM: 6.00

Temperature: 16.50

Astrometry.net job: 2113244

RA center: 21h 36' 55"

DEC center: +57° 25' 22"

Pixel scale: 0.783 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.470 degrees

Field radius: 0.710

Locations: Home Observatory, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

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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IC 1396 Elephants Trunk Nebula, 





    
        

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