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Elephant Trunk Nebula (VdB142) in Emission-Line
IC1396
Object
Type Dark Nebula
Constellation Cepheus
Distance 2,400 ly
More Info
Image
Date 08 Jul 2006 (Summer)
Place Carlsbad, CA
Exposure Data SII:Ha:OIII 30:120:30 mins @ -5C
SII 3x10 (bin 2x2), Ha 12x10 (bin 1x1), OIII 3x10 (bin 2x2) as RGB
Notes Ha also used as the Luminance layer
Equipment
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N Refractor
Focal Length 530mm @f/5
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon 6nm SII, Ha, OIII
Software MaxIm DL 4, Photoshop cs

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