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Taken 31-Oct-09
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Elephant's Trunk Nebula

This is a detail from the Nebula IC 1396, a beautiful, sculpture like, gas formation.


Processing work flow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v5.07.
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations.
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

Telescope, Meade LX200 GPS 12" @ f4.65
Camera, QHY9
Guiding, SXV-AO @ 11Hz
Image Scale, 0,8 arcseconds/pixel
Exposures: H-alpha 17x1200s Binned 1x1
O-III 4x600s, binned 3x3
S-II 6x600s, binned 3x3

Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Elephant's Trunk Nebula

This is a detail from the Nebula IC 1396, a beautiful, sculpture like, gas formation.


Processing work flow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v5.07.
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations.
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

Telescope, Meade LX200 GPS 12" @ f4.65
Camera, QHY9
Guiding, SXV-AO @ 11Hz
Image Scale, 0,8 arcseconds/pixel
Exposures: H-alpha 17x1200s Binned 1x1
O-III 4x600s, binned 3x3
S-II 6x600s, binned 3x3