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IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

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IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula

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IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Stan Smith
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IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI6200MM Pro

Mounts: iOptron GEM45

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar X2 Autoguider

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFX-1 Flattener

Software: Photoshop 2020  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator PRO  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Stark-Labs PHD2

Filters: Astrodon OIII 50mm 5nm  ·  Astrodon Sii 50mm 3nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 50 mm 3 nm

Accessory: ZWO Off-Axis Guider


Dates:July 21, 2021July 22, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 50 mm 3 nm: 10x600" (1h 40') (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 50mm 5nm: 10x600" (1h 40') (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Sii 50mm 3nm: 10x600" (1h 40') (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h

Darks: 15

Bias: 15

Avg. Moon age: 12.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 4874937

RA center: 21h 40' 7"

DEC center: +57° 27' 56"

Pixel scale: 6.373 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.708 degrees

Field radius: 2.532 degrees


Resolution: 2384x1580

Locations: DarkSky Observatory (In My Back Yard), Westminster, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First image with the ASI6200MM and Astrodon Narrowband filters. Tough shooting with high level wildfire smoke and wispy clouds but I am pleased overall with it.

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IC1396 Elephant's Trunk Nebula, 



    
        

            Stan Smith