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
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Elephant Trunk Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 1100

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-PRO

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MYT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope with 1.25" Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Software: Topaz Labs DeNoise AI  ·  PixInsight  ·  Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020  ·  PHD2

Filters: Baader Highspeed 2" SII filter  ·  Baader Highspeed 2" OIII filter  ·  Baader Highspeed 2" H-alpha filter

Accessory: Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser  ·  Starizona Hyperstar


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