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
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