Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  VdB142
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The Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Gabe Shaughnessy
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The Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service ONTC 10" f4 Newton

Imaging cameras: Quantum Scientific Imaging QSI 690 WSG-8

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service ONTC 10" f4 Newton

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar

Focal reducers: Televue Paracorr Type-2

Software: PixInsight  ·  Voyager  ·  Astro-Physics Command Center (APCC) Pro Software  ·  PHD2

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox v2  ·  Starlight Instruments Focuser Boss 2 HSM


Dates:Aug. 4, 2020

Frames: 22x900"

Integration: 5.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.24%


Astrometry.net job: 3731927

RA center: 21h 35' 10"

DEC center: +57° 29' 15"

Pixel scale: 0.658 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.039 degrees

Field radius: 0.391 degrees


Resolution: 3352x2655

Data source: Backyard

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