Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396
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APOD 2021 Aug 27 - The Caravan on the march to the Elephants Trunk, 



    
        

            Robert Eder
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APOD 2021 Aug 27 - The Caravan on the march to the Elephants Trunk, 



    
        

            Robert Eder
APOD 2021 Aug 27 - The Caravan on the march to the Elephants Trunk
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APOD 2021 Aug 27 - The Caravan on the march to the Elephants Trunk

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
2x Sky-Watcher 130/650 PDS Newton
Imaging Cameras
2x Canon 600Da cooled
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters
OPTOLONG L-eNhance · Astronomik L2 UV/IR Block
Accessories
Baader MPCC-III
Software
PHD2 · APT · Astro Pixel Processor · Astronomy Tools Action Set · SharpCap3Pro · Photoshop
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Bigking Guidescope 50mm
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI 120 MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 6, 2021
Frames:
80x180" (4h) ISO800
OPTOLONG L-eNhance: 24x600" (4h) ISO1600
Integration:
8h
Darks:
20
Flats:
40
Bias:
50
Avg. Moon age:
26.29 days
Avg. Moon phase:
11.44%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5036376

RA center: 21h35m47s.3

DEC center: +57°4637

Pixel scale: 2.242 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.468 degrees

Field radius: 0.939 degrees

Resolution: 2000x2255

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

Today I learned that the shapes to the right of the Elephant's Trunk are also called “The Caravan on the march to the Elephant's Trunk”. And yes, thats right!😃 To make it easier to see, I made a starless version.

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B

Description: Yippee!!! APOD No 5😄

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Description: RGBHOO with stars as requested🙂

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D

Description: Pure RGB (OSC)

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APOD 2021 Aug 27 - The Caravan on the march to the Elephants Trunk, 



    
        

            Robert Eder