Pieter Vandevelde
IC1396 Elephant's Trunk nebula in Cepheus

IC1396 Elephant's Trunk nebula in Cepheus

Scope: 10" f/3.8 Newtonian
Mount: Mesu 200 Sitech
Guiding: Lodestar + custom oag
CMOS: ASI1600MM-Cool @ -20°C
Filter: Astrodon 5nm h-alpha
Exposure: 9.5 hrs total (5 min subexposures binned 1x1); Unity Gain setting

Resolution: 0.82 arcsec/pixel

Imaged: August 2017 (2 sessions)

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