Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1396
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IC 1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
IC 1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula
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IC 1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106 ED

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Opticstar AR80S (f5) Gold Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 RC7  ·  Maxim DL  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Lightroom 5

Filters: Ha 5nm

Accessory: Gerd Neumann Camera Tilting Unit CTU-M48  ·  Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System  ·  Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser  ·  Starlight-XPress Filter Wheel


Dates:Aug. 1, 2013

Frames:Ha 5nm: 16x600" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 2.7 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 24.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.56%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4038534

RA center: 21h 37' 47"

DEC center: +57° 19' 40"

Pixel scale: 4.400 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.773 degrees

Field radius: 1.384 degrees


Resolution: 1920x1200

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

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IC 1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Mike Oates