Álvaro Ibáñez Pérez
Location of Photo:
Daganzo de Arriba, Madrid, Spain
Date/Time of photo:
1 November, 2014
TS115 Triplet APO, NEQ6 Pro II, Atik 460ex mono, Guiding with EZG60 and lodestar
Photographed in late autumn, therefore, with autumnal colors. The Elephant's Trunk nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust within the much larger ionized gas region IC1396 located in the constellation Cepheus about 2400 light years away from Earth.