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Image of the day 10/15/2020

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    IC1396A - Elephant's Trunk (SHO), 



    
        

            Willem Jan Drijfhout
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    IC1396A - Elephant's Trunk (SHO)

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-130

    Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Pro

    Mounts: 10Micron 1000HPS

    Software: KStars Ekos/INDI  ·  PixInsight  ·  Mountwizzard  ·  AstroPlanner

    Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon SII 5nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 5nm


    Dates:Sept. 20, 2020

    Frames:
    Astrodon Ha 5nm: 61x300" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1
    Astrodon OIII 5nm: 60x300" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1
    Astrodon SII 5nm: 58x300" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1

    Integration: 14.9 hours

    Darks: ~50

    Flats: ~25

    Bias: ~100

    Avg. Moon age: 3.51 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 13.30%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

    Mean SQM: 20.00


    Astrometry.net job: 3898458

    RA center: 21h 34' 50"

    DEC center: +57° 29' 35"

    Pixel scale: 0.781 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 83.485 degrees

    Field radius: 0.633 degrees


    Resolution: 3520x4656

    Locations: Backyard, Groningen, Netherlands

    Data source: Backyard

    Description

    IC1396A, also known as the Elephant's Trunk, a small portion of the much larger IC1396 nebula in constellation Cepheus. Processed in the traditional Hubble Palette.

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    Wjdrijfhout
    Willem Jan Drijfhout
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    IC1396A - Elephant's Trunk (SHO), 



    
        

            Willem Jan Drijfhout