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Photographer:

moonrocks

Email:

moonrocksastro@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Valencia

Date/Time of photo:

27 October 2015

Equipment:

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18 Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD Guiding cameras: sx loadstar Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5, PHD, Main Sequence Software Filters: H-alpha 3.5 Nm, Baader SII 8.5nm, Baader O III 8.5nm Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel Resolution: 4542x3208 Dates: Oct. 20, 2015, Oct. 21, 2015, Oct. 22, 2015 Frames: Ha 8.5nm: 30x1800" O III 8.5nm: 40x1800" SII 8.5nm: 20x1800" Integration: 45.0 hours Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain

Description:

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.

Website:

http://moonrocksastro.com/index.php/astro-blog/

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