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Observation by Ian Rothwell: Elephant's Trunk Nebula

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Ian Rothwell

Observer

Ian Rothwell

Observed

2019 Aug 31 - 00:48

Uploaded

2019 Aug 31 - 12:18

Objects

The Elephant Trunk (IC1396)

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 21h36m
Dec: +57°27'
Position angle: +12°07'

Field size

0°45' × 0°31'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher Explorer 150P
  • ZWO ASI1600MMPro-Cool
  • ZWO EFW
  • Baader H-alpha, OIII ans SII filters
Exposure

20 x Ha x 4min, 4 x OIII x 8min, 4 x SII x 8min

Location

Bournemouth

Target name

IC1396

Title

Elephant's Trunk Nebula

About this image

The night started cloudy and the forecast was predicting cloud for most of the night. However, it cleared up and remained clear all night, enabling me to have my first attempt at the Elephant's trunk. I may try to add more OIII and SII subs.

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