Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
The Elephant's Trunk, IC 1396 in SHO, 


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The Elephant's Trunk, IC 1396 in SHO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8RC

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF-8300M

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: CCDT67

Software: PixInsight  ·  Voyager

Filters: Baader Ha 36mm 7nm  ·  Astrodon SII 3nm Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm Tru-Balance

Accessory: Dew-Not DN09 Dew Heater  ·  SBIG OAG-8300  ·  Moonlite CSL 2.5" Threaded Focuser  ·  Kendrick Standard Dual Channel Dew Controller

Dates:Sept. 5, 2020Sept. 6, 2020Sept. 7, 2020Sept. 19, 2020

Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 28x600" -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm Tru-Balance: 32x600" -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 3nm Tru-Balance: 48x600" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 18.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.18%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Astrometry.net job: 3865372

RA center: 21h 35' 9"

DEC center: +57° 30' 45"

Pixel scale: 0.932 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.075 degrees

Field radius: 0.534 degrees

Resolution: 2484x3300

Data source: Backyard


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The Elephant's Trunk, IC 1396 in SHO,