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Observation by Kevin Gurney: Elephant Trunk Nebula

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Kevin Gurney

Observer

Kevin Gurney

Observed

2017 Sep 02 - 01:40

Uploaded

2017 Oct 01 - 13:50

Objects

The Elephant Trunk (IC1396)

Constellation

Cepheus

Equipment
  • Celestron 8SE, OAG,
  • Atik 460EX mono, SX guide cam
  • Skywatcher AZ-EQ6-GT
  • Pixinsight
  • Baader filters (HII, R, G, B)
Exposure

5min subs, HII bin 1x1, RGB bin 2x2, total time 4.6 hours

Location

Ile d'Oleron, France

Target name

Elephant Trunk Nebula (part of IC1396)

Title

Elephant Trunk Nebula

About this image

Good dark sky on the French Atlantic coast assisted by sensitivity to light pollution on the campsite.

Taken over entire night of 21/22nd Sept

I think the NBRGB process in Pixinsight for combining the Ha and RGB has worked well here.

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