IC1396 - The Elephant Trunk Nebula

IC1396 HaRGB

Here is the H-alpha channel alone:


Found in the constellation Cepheus

The Elephant Trunk Nebula - IC1396 (open cluster with associated nebulosity) and vdB142 (the elephant trunk that gives this object its name)

Camera: Apogee U16M camera w  Astrodon GenII filters
Scope: AP155EDF Refractor w Robofocus
16 x 20 min H-Alpha
10x10 min GB, 19x10 min R
Mount: Paramount ME guided w ST-402 and eFinder
Image acquisition via CCD-Commander and TSX
Processed in PixInsight

Lucknow, Ontario
July 2017