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



    
        

            Jeff Schafer
Elephant Trunk Nebula- IC 1396
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Elephant Trunk Nebula- IC 1396

Elephant Trunk Nebula- IC 1396, 



    
        

            Jeff Schafer
Elephant Trunk Nebula- IC 1396
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Elephant Trunk Nebula- IC 1396

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm FCD100

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MC Pro Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro 3  ·  PHD2  ·  Pléiades Astrophoto PlateSolve 2  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght 1.8.7

Filters: ZWO OIII 36mm  ·  ZWO Ha 36mm  ·  ZWO SII 36mm

Accessory: ZWO 60mm Guidescope  ·  ZWO 7 Pos. Filter Wheel  ·  Hotech 2" SCA Self-Centering Field Flattener  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  Moonlite CFL 2.5" focuser with stepper motor and mini controller


Dates:Oct. 6, 2019

Frames: 56x180" (2h 48')

Integration: 2h 48'

Avg. Moon age: 8.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.84%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3128671

RA center: 21h 36' 1"

DEC center: +57° 31' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.829 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 230.189 degrees

Field radius: 0.657 degrees


Resolution: 4540x3448

Locations: Hometown, Fort Collins, CO, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a closeup of the Elephant Trunk Nebula. It's my first astro photograph ever that I took after getting my first scope Oct 2019.

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Elephant Trunk Nebula- IC 1396, 



    
        

            Jeff Schafer