The Elephant's Trunk nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust in the IC 1396 star cluster and ionized gas region located in the Cepheus constellation about 2,400 light years away from Earth.
Equipment: Exposure details: Location:
Telescope: RCOS 12.5 Open Truss
Mount: Paramount Me
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Baader LRGB
Luminance: 13x15min
Red: 3x15min
Green: 3x15min
Blue: 3x15min
Rachia, Veroia, Greece
N 40o29'00.0" - E 22o12'55.0"
4 October 2011
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: CCDStack RGB weights: Aladin/eXcalibrator
RGB combine: CCDStack LRGB creation: Photoshop CS3
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