Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula in the Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Chuck's Astrophotography
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, 



    
        

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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific ES127mm f/7.5 ED APO triplet
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
Celestron CGX
Filters
Astronomik SII · OIII · Ha
Accessories
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
Software
Photoshop CS3 · PHD2 · Sequence Generator Pro · PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion ST 80
Guiding Cameras
Lodestar X2

Acquisition details

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2802513

RA center: 21h34m43s.9

DEC center: +57°3227

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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Elephant's Trunk Nebula in the Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Chuck's Astrophotography