Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  VdB142
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The Elephant's Trunk Nebula, IC1396, 



    
        

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            Aleix Roig
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ85ED

Imaging cameras: ZWOASI294MM

Mounts: Mesu Optics Mesu-Mount 200

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ85ED

Guiding cameras: ZWOASI294MM

Software: Astropixel Processor  ·  Sequence Generator Pro, v3.0  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PinInsight  ·  PhD 2 Guiding

Filters: Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm  ·  Baader Planetarium OIII 1.25" 8.5 nm  ·  Baader Planetarium SII 1.25 8nm  ·  Baader Planetarium LRGB 31mm

Accessory: ZWO OAG  ·  ZWO EFW 8x31mm


Dates:July 15, 2021

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 5.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.18%


Astrometry.net job: 4759297

RA center: 21h 33' 38"

DEC center: +57° 29' 29"

Pixel scale: 2.120 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.824 degrees

Field radius: 0.727 degrees


Resolution: 1503x1957

Locations: Prades-Montsant mountains, Tarragona, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Elephant's Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust that emits in multiple wavelengths. It can be located in the Cepheus constellation some 2,400 light years away from Earth.

The main structure shown in this image is known as the Elephant's Trunk Nebula, IC 1396, an amazing 20 light-years long emission nebulae.

This image shows the Hα, [OIII] and [SII] emissions combined using the Hubble Palette composition. This inter5national color convention highlights the emissions from this nebula in different colors as it follows: the sulfur data is assigned to the red channel, the hydrogen data to the green channel and the oxygen data to the blue channel.

Broadband filters have been used to give the stars its natural color.

Image details:

Hα: 36×300″

[OIII]: 28×300″

[SII]: 17×300″

RGB: (8,30,30)x120″

All images at 120Gain -15ºC bin2

Calibrated with 50 flats, 50 darks, 50 bias

Total exposure: 9h01'

Average darkness: 21 mag/arcsec2

Image resolution: 2.12”/pixel

Equipment:

FSQ85ED telescope

Mesu200 mount

ASI294MM Pro camera with ZWO EFW 8 pos

Guiding with ASI174MC and ZWO OAG

Baader filters

Software:

SGP, PHD2, APP, PIX, LR, PS, TPZ.

Aleix Roig - Prades, Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain), July 2021.

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Description: The Elephant's Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust that emits in multiple wavelengths. It can be located in the Cepheus constellation some 2,400 light years away from Earth. The main structure shown in this image is known as the Elephant's Trunk Nebula, IC 1396, an amazing 20 light-years long emission nebulae. This image shows the Hα, [OIII] and [SII] emissions combined using a different version of the classic Hubble Palette composition. In order to highlight all the emissions from this nebula the colors have been assigned as follows: the sulfur data is assigned to the red channel, a combination of hydrogen and sulfur data to the green channel and the oxygen data to the blue channel. Broadband filters have been used to give the stars its natural color. Image details: Hα: 36×300″ [OIII]: 28×300″ [SII]: 17×300″ RGB: (8,30,30)x120″ All images at 120Gain -15ºC bin2 Calibrated with 50 flats, 50 darks, 50 bias Total exposure: 9h01' Average darkness: 21 mag/arcsec2 Image resolution: 2.12”/pixel Equipment: FSQ85ED telescope Mesu200 mount ASI294MM Pro camera with ZWO EFW 8 pos Guiding with ASI174MC and ZWO OAG Baader filters Software: SGP, PHD2, APP, PIX, LR, PS, TPZ. Aleix Roig - Prades, Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain), July 2021.

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Description: The Elephant's Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust that emits in multiple wavelengths. It can be located in the Cepheus constellation some 2,400 light years away from Earth. The main structure shown in this image is known as the Elephant's Trunk Nebula, IC 1396, an amazing 20 light-years long emission nebulae. This image shows the Hα, [OIII] and [SII] emissions combined using a different version of the classic Hubble Palette composition. In order to highlight all the emissions from this nebula the colors have been assigned as follows: the sulfur data is assigned to the red channel, a combination of hydrogen and sulfur data to the green channel and the oxygen data to the blue channel. Broadband filters have been used to give the stars its natural color. Image details: Hα: 36×300″ [OIII]: 28×300″ [SII]: 17×300″ RGB: (8,30,30)x120″ All images at 120Gain -15ºC bin2 Calibrated with 50 flats, 50 darks, 50 bias Total exposure: 9h01' Average darkness: 21 mag/arcsec2 Image resolution: 2.12”/pixel Equipment: FSQ85ED telescope Mesu200 mount ASI294MM Pro camera with ZWO EFW 8 pos Guiding with ASI174MC and ZWO OAG Baader filters Software: SGP, PHD2, APP, PIX, LR, PS, TPZ. Aleix Roig - Prades, Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain), July 2021.

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Description: The Elephant's Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust that emits in multiple wavelengths. It can be located in the Cepheus constellation some 2,400 light years away from Earth. The main structure shown in this image is known as the Elephant's Trunk Nebula, IC 1396, an amazing 20 light-years long emission nebulae. This image shows the Hα, [OIII] and [SII] emissions combined using a different version of the classic Hubble Palette composition. In order to highlight all the emissions from this nebula the colors have been assigned as follows: the sulfur data is assigned to the red channel, a combination of hydrogen and sulfur data to the green channel and the oxygen data to the blue channel. Broadband filters have been used to give the stars its natural color. Image details: Hα: 36×300″ [OIII]: 28×300″ [SII]: 17×300″ RGB: (8,30,30)x120″ All images at 120Gain -15ºC bin2 Calibrated with 50 flats, 50 darks, 50 bias Total exposure: 9h01' Average darkness: 21 mag/arcsec2 Image resolution: 2.12”/pixel Equipment: FSQ85ED telescope Mesu200 mount ASI294MM Pro camera with ZWO EFW 8 pos Guiding with ASI174MC and ZWO OAG Baader filters Software: SGP, PHD2, APP, PIX, LR, PS, TPZ. Aleix Roig - Prades, Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain), July 2021.

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