Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Hubble colours, 



    
        

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Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Hubble colours

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Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Hubble colours

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics Imaging Star 100mm f/5.8

Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ZWO ASI1600MM Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS60C

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: PixInsight 1.8.8 Ripley  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Antlia Ha 3.0nm 2"  ·  Antlia OIII 3.5nm 2"  ·  Antlia SII 3.5nm 2"

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox v2  ·  Starlight Xpress Filter-wheel 5x2" usb  ·  Pegasus Astro Focus Cube


Dates:Jan. 15, 2021

Frames: 86x600" (14h 20')

Integration: 14h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 2.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.27%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4594575

RA center: 21h 35' 53"

DEC center: +57° 28' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.350 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 297.941 degrees

Field radius: 1.087 degrees


Resolution: 4627x3491

Locations: Urban observatory on my balcony, Oslo, Norway

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first complete image with the new set of very narrow (3-4nm) Antlia filters. I believe this set is a great improvement from my Baader filter set in the 7-8nm range. Especialy the O-III data is a lot cleaner in my light polluted area.

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