Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
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IC 1396 - The Elephant Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary Opitz
IC 1396 - The Elephant Trunk Nebula
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IC 1396 - The Elephant Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary Opitz
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IC 1396 - The Elephant Trunk Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC APO140ED F/7

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2600MM Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS3  ·  PHD GUIDING  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astronomik 6nm SII MaxFR  ·  Astronomik 6nm Ha MaxFR  ·  Astronomik 6nm OIII MaxFR

Accessory: Astro Tech Field Flattener


Dates:June 11, 2021June 16, 2021June 17, 2021

Frames:
Astronomik 6nm Ha MaxFR: 27x300" (2h 15') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik 6nm OIII MaxFR: 26x300" (2h 10') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik 6nm SII MaxFR: 26x300" (2h 10') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 6h 35'

Darks: 40

Flats: 40

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 4.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.41%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4652401

RA center: 21h 34' 55"

DEC center: +57° 30' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.790 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 250.476 degrees

Field radius: 0.733 degrees


Resolution: 5540x3740

Locations: Home Observatory, Rochester, New York, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first narrowband image with the new ZWO ASI2600MM camera. You may compare to my narrowband work with the ASI1600.

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Description: Some minor tweaks to brightness and contrast in certain areas.

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IC 1396 - The Elephant Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary Opitz