IC1396 Elephant’s Trunk Nebula in hydrogen alpha

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Jay Bird

Devon UK

Scope: skywatcher ED80 refractor
Camera: QHY163M
Mount: NEQ6
Autoguided: 8x50mm finderscope/ ASI120MC
Filter: Optolong 7nm h-alpha

IC1396 Elephant’s Trunk Nebula in hydrogen alpha.
A lovely area of emission nebulosity with some dark dusty parts that give great contrast, especially in monochrome.
This was a batch of 11 x 5 minute exposures stacked in Pixinsight.

2017-04-08T00:00:00

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