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Elephant Trunk Nebula H-Alpha, 


            Albert van Duin
Elephant Trunk Nebula H-Alpha

Elephant Trunk Nebula H-Alpha

Technical card

Resolution: 4524x3624

Dates:Nov. 12, 2019

Frames: 4x1200"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.99% job: 3049246

RA center: 324.107 degrees

DEC center: 57.500 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.678 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.094 degrees

Field radius: 0.546 degrees

Locations: Beilen Observatory B85, Beilen, Drenthe, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard


Some test exposures, 4 x 1200s Ha with a full moon in the sky, only darks were used to calibrate.
There was quite some wind at the time, the guiding graph was restless, but still the result is better than I expected.



Albert van Duin
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Elephant Trunk Nebula H-Alpha, 


            Albert van Duin

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