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IC1396 Elephant Trunk Nebula in Narrowband Hubble Palette

IC1396 Elephant Trunk Nebula in Narrowband Hubble Palette.

 

All imaging took place at my remote observatory at e-EyE, Spain.

 

This image comprises 60 hours of exposures in 120 exposures in total, each 30 minutes long. It is a 4-panel mosaic captured purely with narrowband filters.

 

SII = (10 x 1800s) x 4

HA = (10 x 1800s) x 4

OIII = (10 x 1800s) x 4

 

Equipment and software used:

 

Mount: Avalon M-Uno

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-85ED

Camera: QSI 660wsg-8

Autoguider: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Filters: Astrodon Sulphur-II 3nm, Hydrogen-Alpha 3nm and Oxygen-III 3nm

Capture Software: Sequence Generator Pro and PHD2

Processing Software: PixInsight

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Uploaded on June 6, 2017