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Elephant's Trunk Nebula in the Hubble Palette, 



    
        

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Elephant's Trunk Nebula in the Hubble Palette
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula in the Hubble Palette

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ES127mm f/7.5 ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Software: Photoshop CS3  ·  PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Ha  ·  Astronomik OIII  ·  Astronomik SII

Accessory: Hotech 2" SCA Self-Centering Field Flattene Hotech SCA Field Flattner  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  MoonLite 2.5" Focuser with MotorFocus  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2802513

RA center: 21h 34' 43"

DEC center: +57° 32' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.108 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.077 degrees

Field radius: 0.571 degrees


Resolution: 2791x2446

Data source: Backyard

Description

I capture the Elephant Trunk - IC 1396 - every year hoping to improve. This time I captured over 20 hours of data while the moon was full in June and July.

Frames:

Astronomik Ha: 100x240" (gain: 139, offset: 21)
Astronomik OIII: 130x240" (gain: 75, offset: 15)
Astronomik SII: 111x240" (gain: 139, offset: 21)

Integration: 22.73 hours

Bias=50
Darks=50
Flats=50

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