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Observation by Simon Dawes: IC1396A The Elephant's Trunk

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Simon Dawes

Observer

Simon Dawes

Observed

2020 Sep 26 - 02:00

Uploaded

2020 Sep 26 - 14:07

Objects

The Elephant Trunk (IC1396)

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 21h35m
Dec: +57°40'
Position angle: -97°25'

Field size

1°08' × 0°57'

Equipment
  • Sky Watcher MN190
  • EQ6 Pro
  • ZWO ASI 1600 pro mono
Exposure

10,000s Ha, 6300s OIII, 3600 SII

Location

Bexleyheath, England (Bortle 8)

Target name

IC1396A The Elephant's Trunk

Title

IC1396A The Elephant's Trunk

About this image

This is a 50% reduction, the tif file was 400Mb, the full jpg 4Mb! Image taken this morning.

I used Astro Pixel Processor plus Photoshop CS6 using my homemade action set.

Galaxy Dust Enhance Filter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkfsynnxFzY&t=11s

Space Noise Filter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnRa4_ukBp0&t=1s

Colour Stars Filter (no video yet)

I'm really pleased how it turned out, given the windy conditions this morning and the light pollution in Bexleyheath. 

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