IC 1396 and the Elephant's Trunk Nebula

IC 1396 and the Elephant's Trunk Nebula
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IC 1396 and the Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Widefield view of the IC1396 nebula containing the Elephant's Trunk in SHO Hubble palette.
The Elephant's Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust within the much larger ionized gas region IC 1396 located in the constellation Cepheus about 2,400 light years away from Earth.

Image captured with SPA-1 (Takahashi FSQ106 ED refractor). Data from 3 one-click observations.

Total integration time 240 minutes.
8 subs of 600s with the 3 narrowband filters (SII, H-alpha and OIII)
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
SPA1 Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
IC Astronomy Observatory, Oria, Spain
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
May 6, 15 and 22
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
SHO
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
AstroPixelProcessor, Photoshop CC (incl. AstroPanel 4.2, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI & Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins)
Credits ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Credits
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