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Observation by Callum Scott Wingrove: Elephant Trunk, Flying Bat, Squid & ...

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Callum Scott Wingrove

Observer

Callum Scott Wingrove

Observed

2021 Sep 08 - 12:00

Uploaded

2021 Sep 20 - 12:54

Objects

The Elephant Trunk (IC1396)
The Flying Bat Nebula (Sharpless 129)
The Seahorse Nebula (Barnard 150)

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 21h23m
Dec: +58°50'
Position angle: +51°47'

Field size

8° × 5°

Equipment
  • Samyang 135mm
  • ASI294MC Pro
  • iOptron SkyGuider Pro
  • ASI120MM Mini Guide camera
  • 30mm F4 guidescope
  • STC Astro Duo Narrowband Filter
Exposure

300 x 300s

Location

Stanmore, Greater London (Bortle 7/8)

Target name

The Elephant Trunk Nebula & Flying Bat Nebula

Title

Elephant Trunk, Flying Bat, Squid & Sea Horse Nebulae

About this image

Work in Progress.  Just over 24 hours of data captured since July.  Bit masochistic to try this from Bortle 7/8 with a colour camera but thought I'd give it a go.  This is actually a mosaic as I centred the bat nebula in the frame which only partially allowed the elephant trunk to be captured.  I then filled it out with pre-existing data on that nebula.  Happy that the sea horse was also captured as a result.  In two minds whether to shoot the squid nebula with the mono camera to flesh it out or just keep going with the current setup.  Also would like to add RGB stars but for now this where it is.  Any advice gratefully received!

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