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