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Dust clouds and waves at the Elephant Trunk nebula, 





    
        

            Dan Wilson

Dust clouds and waves at the Elephant Trunk nebula

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Imaging telescope or lens:AG Optics 17" IDK

Imaging camera:SBIG STXL 11002M

Guiding telescope or lens:AG Optics 17" IDK

Guiding camera:SBIG STXL 11002M

Resolution: 1317x896

Dates:Aug. 26, 2013

Frames: 10x1800"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.25%

Astrometry.net job: 107695

Description

Notice the rows of smaller dust balls between the two larger dust balls. It seems maybe the one on the RH side is rotating throwing off dust and gas in rows?

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Dust clouds and waves at the Elephant Trunk nebula, 





    
        

            Dan Wilson