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The Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Sendhil Chinnasamy
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The Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Cepheus

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Espirit 100ED Super Apo

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY128C

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6 R pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Evoguide 50ED

Guiding cameras: ZWO 290MM Mini

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Field flattener for Esprit 100

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInshight Core 1.8 Ripley

Filters: Radian Telescopes 2" Triad Ultra Quad-Band Narrowband filter

Accessory: Optec ThirdLynx DirectSync SVX30  ·  ZWO filter wheel


Dates:Oct. 5, 2020Oct. 6, 2020

Frames:Radian Telescopes 2" Triad Ultra Quad-Band Narrowband filter: 76x600" (gain: 2200.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.7 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 18.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 85.30%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 4107530

RA center: 21h 39' 45"

DEC center: +57° 24' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.214 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.527 degrees

Field radius: 1.864 degrees


Resolution: 3823x4690

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Elephant's Trunk Nebula in the Cepheus constellation

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The Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Sendhil Chinnasamy