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IC1396 The Elephant's Trunk, 


            Tim Jardine
IC1396 The Elephant's Trunk
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IC1396 The Elephant's Trunk

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX

Mounts: 10 Micron GM1000 HPS

Software: Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1  ·  PHD  ·  PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5 CS5

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Dates:May 8, 2013

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.24%

Basic astrometry details job: 88665

RA center: 21h 34' 57"

DEC center: +57° 31' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -55.562 degrees

Field radius: 0.461 degrees

Resolution: 4488x6156


A narrowband presentation of the well known "Elephant's Trunk nebula".

Data gathered over several nights, total exposure 29 hours (17xHa, 8xOiii, 4 x Sii)



Tim Jardine
License: None (All rights reserved)

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IC1396 The Elephant's Trunk, 


            Tim Jardine