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Observation by Graham Winstanley: IC 1396 - The "Elephant's Trunk&quo...

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Graham Winstanley

Observed

2017 May 24 - 21:30

Uploaded

2017 Jun 17 - 09:43

Objects

IC1396

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 21h36m
Dec: +57°29'
Position angle: -17°57'

Field size

0°49' × 0°37'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher E80
  • QHY IMG2PRO
  • oag camera ASI120MM
Exposure

L 16 x 600s, RGB 20 x 300s per filter

Location

Bassingham, Lincolnshire

Target name

IC 1396

Title

IC 1396 - The "Elephant's Trunk"

About this image

Graham is a member of the Lincoln Astronomical Society and he captured this image of the Elephant's Trunk during 24, 25, 26 May. Processing was using Pixinsight.  He says he feels there is a better image in there but hasn't been able to find it.  Seems pretty good to me!

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