IC1396. The Elephant Trunk Nebula
Emission Nebula in Cepheus
 
This picture shows part of the nebula known as "The Elephant Trunk", that is a concentration of interestellar gas and dust on the open cluster IC1396, located in the Cepheus constellation. This star nursery contains a lot of very young stars. It also contains dark areas known as molecular clouds.
Distance to Earth:
2500 light years.




Image at 50% resolution

Date and location 26 july to 16 august 2010. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope ASA N10, FL=906mm. on ASA DDM85 mount. No autoguiding
Camera Artemis11002. Baader  H-alpha, SII, OIII filters
Image processing
2x3 mosaic. Each tile with H-alpha: 16x900s, SII: 12x900s, OIII: 12x900.. Mosaic, stack and process with Pixinsight






Imagen at 50% resolution

Date and location 26 july to 5 august 2010. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope ASA N10, FL=906mm. on ASA DDM85 mount. No autoguiding
Camera Artemis11002. Baader  H-alpha 7nm filter
Image processing
2x3 mosaic. Each tile with H-alpha: 16x900s. Mosaic, stack and process with Pixinsight






Date and location 14-ago-2008. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope ASA N10, FL=906mm.  Autoguíde with Guidemaster, QHY6 and Miniborg50
Camera Artemis11002. Baader 7nm H-alpha filter
Image processing
H-alpha: 70x900s. Images stacked  with AIP4WIN.  Process with Pixinsight.




Date and location 21-ago-2007. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope LX200R 8".  Autoguíde with Guidemaster, Toucam SC3 and Megrez II 80ED
Camera Artemis11002Focal reducer 0,7.
Image processing
H-alpha: 9x900s. Images stacked  with AIP4WIN.  Process with Pixinsight.




Date and location 9-ago-2007. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope Megrez II 80ED, f=560mm.  Autoguíde with Guidemaster, Toucam SC3 and LX200R
Camera Artemis11002Focal reducer 0,7.
Image processing
H-alpha: 5x900s. Images stacked  with AIP4WIN.  Process with Pixinsight.




Date and location 30-ago-2006. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope Megrez II 80ED, f=560mm. Focal reducer 0,7. Autoguíde with Guidedog, Toucam SC3 and LX200R
Camera Artemis285. IDAS LPS Hutech filter, with IR cut
Image processing
H-alpha: 11x600s; LRGB:5x180s. Images stacked  with AIP4WIN.  LRGB. Histograms, HLHRGB and process with Pixinsight LE





Date and location 24-ago-2005. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope Megrez II 80ED, f=560mm. Focal reducer 0,69. Autoguíde with Toucam and LX200GPS
Camera Artemis285. IDAS LPS Hutech filter, with IR cut
Image processing
L: 4x300s; H-alpha: 4x300s; RGB:2x300s. Images stacked and RGB composition with AIP4WIN.  LRGB  with Adobe Photoshop. Filter with Pixinsight



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