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Contains:  IC 1396, The star Garnet Star (μCep)
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IC 1396 Nebula Complex with Elephant's Trunk, 





    
        

            Mat
IC 1396 Nebula Complex with Elephant's Trunk

IC 1396 Nebula Complex with Elephant's Trunk

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:LACERTA Apo 72/432 f6

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Lacerta MGEN2-Autoguider with 9x50 Finder Scope

Focal reducer:LACERTA Flattener 72

Software:GIMP 2.10.4Luc Coiffier's DSS

Resolution: 4600x3072

Dates:Aug. 5, 2019

Frames: 29x270"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.79%

Astrometry.net job: 2859208

RA center: 324.585 degrees

DEC center: 57.485 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.623 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.887 degrees

Field radius: 2.783 degrees

Locations: Planneralm, Planneralm, Styria, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

My first clear night at 1600m in Styria was directed to the giant nebula complex IC 1396 hosting - among others - the Elephant's Trunk. Due to transport limitations, I only had my (new) little Lacerta 72/432 with me (a nice piece of equipment btw ;-) -- therefore the choice of a widefield object, which was also a test for the full frame capabilities of the little photo refractor.

(Had to reduce the size of the image due to the 70MB limit of Astrobin)

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IC 1396 Nebula Complex with Elephant's Trunk, 





    
        

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