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, 



    
        

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Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396
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Elephants Trunk Nebula IC 1396

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro Starwave 70 EDQ-R Quad APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600 MM-Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro 60 mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GPCAM3 224C

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool Apt  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley  ·  PHD 2

Filters: Altair Astro SII 6.5nm  ·  Altair Astro Ha 7nm  ·  Altair Astro OII 6.5nm

Accessory: Pegasus Astro FocusCube  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox  ·  ZWO EFW 5x1.25  ·  Gerd Neumann Aurora flatfield



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2707134

RA center: 21h 38' 57"

DEC center: +57° 29' 20"

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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