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Contains:  IC 1396
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396), 


            Will Czaja
Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396)
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396)

Technical card

Dates:July 12, 2019

Frames: 575x300"

Integration: 47.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.98%

Basic astrometry details job: 2836478

RA center: 21h 34' 53"

DEC center: +57° 30' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.481 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 284.982 degrees

Field radius: 1.177 degrees

Resolution: 4575x3435

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)


I love the strange forms found in this region of ionized gas. It looks like artwork from H. R. Giger!

Let me know if you have any questions on my processing workflow, I'd be happy to share. I'll post the SHO PixelMath for this soon.



Will Czaja
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396), 


            Will Czaja