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



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh
IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula

IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh
IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron C11 Edge HD
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600MC Pro
Mounts
Celestron CGX-L
Filters
Optolong L-eXtreme 2"
Accessories
ASIair Pro · Starizona Hyperstar 11 v4 f/1.9
Software
Aries Productions Astro Pixel Processor (APP) · Adobe Phosotshop CC 2020
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Apertura 60mm Guide Scope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI178MM

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 21, 2020
Frames:
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 101x60" (1h 41') (gain: 100.00) -20C bin 1x1
Integration:
1h 41'
Darks:
40
Flats:
60
Bias:
60
Avg. Moon age:
4.63 days
Avg. Moon phase:
22.36%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3874179

RA center: 21h38m19s.4

DEC center: +57°2418

Pixel scale: 1.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 186.015 degrees

Field radius: 1.491 degrees

Resolution: 6218x4157

Locations: Backyard, Port Huron, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Comments

Revisions

  • IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh
    Original
  • IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh
    B
  • Final
    IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh
    C

B

Description: re-stretched data and reprocessed

Uploaded: ...

C

Description: Since I used L-eXtreme duo-narrowband filter, I extracted H-alpha, O-3 and mono luminance channels separately in APP and re-combined each channel and then re-processed.

Uploaded: ...

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

IC 1396 - The Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh