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IC 1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula (Revisited in HOO), 


            Michel Makhlouta
IC 1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula (Revisited in HOO)

IC 1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula (Revisited in HOO)

Technical card

Resolution: 4210x3183

Dates:Sept. 27, 2019Oct. 3, 2019

ZWO 31mm Ha 7nm: 107x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO 31mm OIII 7nm: 119x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 18.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 16.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.15%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 2994585

RA center: 21h 37' 2"

DEC center: +57° 28' 30"

Pixel scale: 2.021 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.130 degrees

Field radius: 1.482

Locations: Home, Batroun, North, Lebanon

Data source: Backyard


I am revisiting the Elephant Trunk nebula with a proper amount of data, although I didn't manage to capture SII this time. And to be honest, it's a filter I am not very excited about anymore.

I hope you like this version more than the previous one.

Comments and feedback is much appreciated.

Clear Skies!



Michel Makhlouta
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IC 1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula (Revisited in HOO), 


            Michel Makhlouta