IC 1396 and Trumpler 37 | Stephen D Pastor

Photographer
Stephen D Pastor
Email
astro3d@pvtnetworks.net
Location of photo
United States
Date/Time of photo
Sept 5th, 25th, 26th 2013
Equipment
modified Canon 40D DSLR Takahashi Epsilon E-180 f/2.8 astrograph Paramount
Description
The bright open cluster Trumpler 37, which is approximately 90' in diameter, is surrounded by the even larger emission nebula IC 1396 (170' x 140'). Both are found in the constellation Cepheus. The bright-rimmed globule extending downward towards the center of the image is often called the Elephant's Trunk Nebula.The image is a total integrated exposure time of 4 hrs 40 min: 28 x 10 min lights; 12 darks; 65 flats; 64 bias; Images graded in Images Plus 5.0; Calibrated, registared, integrated, and processed in PixInsight 1.8 RC7; Final adjustments in Photoshop CS6
Website
Mayhill, New Mexico
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