Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  B161  ·  IC 1396  ·  IC1396  ·  PK098+04.1  ·  Sh2-131  ·  VdB142
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IC 1396a The elephants trunk nebula, 



    
        

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IC 1396a The elephants trunk nebula

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IC 1396a The elephants trunk nebula, 



    
        

            Riedl Rudolf
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IC 1396a The elephants trunk nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sharpstar 2032PNT

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5100a

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: IDAS HE2-N3


Dates:April 24, 2020

Frames: 32x183" (1h 37' 36") ISO1600

Integration: 1h 37' 36"

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 1.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.79%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 21.60

Temperature: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 3570012

RA center: 21h 34' 47"

DEC center: +57° 29' 30"

Pixel scale: 2.542 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.468 degrees

Field radius: 1.257 degrees


Resolution: 2969x1968

Locations: Home, St. Peter/O., Steiermark, Austria

Data source: Backyard

Description

The elephants trunk nebula is a star forming area in Cepheus. Located ar. 2400 Lj from us.

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IC 1396a The elephants trunk nebula, 



    
        

            Riedl Rudolf