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IC1396 Elephant Trunk SHO, 


            Jonathan Young
IC1396 Elephant Trunk SHO
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IC1396 Elephant Trunk SHO

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 23, 2019

Frames: 78x300"

Integration: 6.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.31%

Basic astrometry details job: 2905105

RA center: 21h 36' 22"

DEC center: +57° 31' 22"

Pixel scale: 0.924 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 263.476 degrees

Field radius: 0.718 degrees

Resolution: 3745x4160

Locations: Backyard, Saline, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


The Elephant Trunk in Cepheus.
6.5 hrs - 2.75 Ha, 2 SII, 1.75O3
ASI1600MM unity gain and -10C
Captured over two nights.
Stacked in DSS with 2x drizzle.
Processed in Startools V1.5 using new compost, color and entropy modules.

Total stack and process time was about 2 hrs.



Jonathan Young
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