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Elephant Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Chad Adrian
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Elephant Trunk Nebula

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Elephant Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Chad Adrian
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Elephant Trunk Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 100ED APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 174MM Mini

Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PHD2, Pixinsight  ·  Carte Du Ciel Cartes Du Ciel  ·  AstroTortilla

Filters: Astronomik S II 6nm 36mm  ·  Astronomik O III 6nm 36mm  ·  Astronomik Ha 6nm

Accessory: ZWO EFW7 36mm  ·  ZWO OAG


Dates:July 8, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik Ha 6nm: 8x300" (40') ISO75 (gain: 12.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik O III 6nm 36mm: 13x300" (1h 5') bin 1x1
Astronomik S II 6nm 36mm: 13x300" (1h 5') bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 24.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.59%


Astrometry.net job: 3712073

RA center: 21h 37' 11"

DEC center: +57° 25' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.409 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 74.766 degrees

Field radius: 1.131 degrees


Resolution: 4609x3485

Locations: Backyard, Wisconsin, WI, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

2nd Image I've taken. I tried using the morning sky for flats and it didn't go well... the calibration frames seemed to over-correct. Bought a Spike-A-Flat to use from now on.

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Elephant Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Chad Adrian