Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
IC1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula Close Up, 



    
        

            Gauthier Vasseur
IC1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula Close Up
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IC1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula Close Up

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
IC1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula Close Up, 



    
        

            Gauthier Vasseur
IC1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula Close Up
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IC1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula Close Up

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 WSG-8

Mounts: Avalon Instruments Avalon M-Uno

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Guiding cameras: Lodestar Autoguider X2

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer, for 8 HD

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB 31mm

Accessory: Optec FocusLynx QuickSync FSQ Motor Optec FocusLynx


Dates:May 23, 2019

Frames: 20x600" (3h 20')

Integration: 3h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 19.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.67%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2709834

RA center: 21h 36' 10"

DEC center: +57° 28' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.513 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.044 degrees

Field radius: 0.297 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1471

Locations: Back Yard, Menlo Park, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Shot between 2 cloud waves between 1 and 4am thanks to SGP's scheduling and plate solving features and ClearOutside.com sky forecast!

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IC1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula Close Up, 



    
        

            Gauthier Vasseur