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



    
        

            Dick Newell
Elephant Trunk Nebula
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Elephant Trunk Nebula

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Elephant Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell
Elephant Trunk Nebula
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Elephant Trunk Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron EdgeHD 1100
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-PRO
Mounts
Software Bisque Paramount MYT
Filters
Baader Highspeed 2" SII filter · Baader Highspeed 2" OIII filter · Baader Highspeed 2" H-alpha filter
Accessories
Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser · Starizona Hyperstar
Software
Topaz Labs DeNoise AI · PixInsight · Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3 · Adobe Photoshop CC 2020 · PHD2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope with 1.25" Helical Focuser
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 2, 2020
Frames:
116x300" (9h 40')
Integration:
9h 40'
Avg. Moon age:
11.90 days
Avg. Moon phase:
90.98%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3652503

RA center: 21h38m11s.0

DEC center: +57°4803

Pixel scale: 1.397 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 213.952 degrees

Field radius: 0.970 degrees

Resolution: 4338x2484

Locations: Home, Mesa, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Elephant Trunk Nebula (IC1396) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cepheus. It is about 2,400 light-years from Earth.

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Elephant Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell