Elephant's Trunk Nebula in 2022

RA Zentrum: 21h38m59s.99

DEC Zentrum: +57°30′19″.3

Date: Juni 05. 2022

Telescope: Omegon Pro APO AP 104/650 ED Triplet

  • Aperture: 104 mm
  • Focal length: 650 mm

Recording camera: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Exposure time: 3h

Frames: 18 x 600″ (Optolong L-eXtreme 2")

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight, Skylum Luminar AI

IC 1396 A is a collection of interstellar gas and dust. The nebula is an active starforming region. The entire complex, often called the Elephant's Trunk Nebula, is a diffuse emission nebula. It is located in the constellation of Cepheus and is about 2400 light-years from Earth.