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



    
        

            Nikolaus Popa
Elephants Trunk
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Elephants Trunk

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion UK CT8

Imaging cameras: Canon 5Da Mark II full Spectrum

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ-6Pro SynScan Go-To

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II

Focal reducers: Pal Gyulai GPU 2" Aplanatic Coma Corrector

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Astro Photography Tool  ·  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5  ·  Adobe PhotoShop CS6  ·  Carte Du Ciel

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-V4

Accessory: Deep Sky Dad AF1  ·  Lacerta M-Gen  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster


Dates:April 17, 2020

Frames: 41x180"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3435628

RA center: 21h 39' 2"

DEC center: +57° 27' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.494 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 164.640 degrees

Field radius: 1.356 degrees


Resolution: 5444x3616

Locations: Gülpe, Gülpe, Brandenburg, Germany

Data source: Backyard

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Elephants Trunk, 



    
        

            Nikolaus Popa