Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396
Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396, 



    
        

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Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396
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Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396

Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396, 



    
        

            sharpie78
Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396
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Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Altair Astro Starwave 70 EDQ-R Quad APO
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600 MM-Pro
Mounts
Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT
Filters
Altair Astro SII 6.5nm · Altair Astro Ha 7nm · Altair Astro OII 6.5nm
Accessories
ZWO EFW 5x1.25 · Pegasus Astro FocusCube · Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox · Gerd Neumann Aurora flatfield
Software
APT - Astro Photography Tool Apt · Photoshop CS6 · PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley · PHD 2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Altair Astro 60 mm guidescope
Guiding Cameras
Altair Astro GPCAM3 224C

Acquisition details

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2707134

RA center: 21h38m57s.1

DEC center: +57°2920

Pixel scale: 1.510 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.142 degrees

Field radius: 1.518 degrees

Resolution: 5748x4407

Locations: Home Observatory, Norwich, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first attempt at imaging with narrowband filters and new mono camera. I'm pretty happy with the result but certainly found some pitfalls in the processing. I did have quite a lot of data to work with which definitely made it easier.

Ha - 6hrs

SII - 12 hrs

OIII - 12 hrs

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Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396, 



    
        

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