Milky Way centred on IC1396 (Elephants Trunk Nebula)


Martin Bailey

Gnosall, Staffordshire

30 x 300 sec @1600 iso.
Modded Canon 600D.
Astronomik CLS CCD clip filter.
Canon ef 50mm @f5.6
Celestron Advance VX mount.
Guided using IMGOH CCD on a 50mm scope.
Stacked in DSS.
Post processed in PS CS5.1 and using Astronomy Tools.

This is a wide field view (approx 25 degrees) centred on IC1396.
There’s lots in this view, note IC5146 the Cocoon Nebula to the left of the image.
Taken on a night of good clarity and average seeing.