Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  VdB142

Image of the day 10/15/2020

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
    IC1396A - Elephant's Trunk (SHO), 


            Willem Jan Drijfhout
    Powered byPixInsight

    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

    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 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


    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.



    Willem Jan Drijfhout
    License: None (All rights reserved)

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    IC1396A - Elephant's Trunk (SHO), 


            Willem Jan Drijfhout