Location of photoLeon, Spain
Date/Time of photoJuly 2010
EquipmentTELESCOPE: TAKAHASHI TOA 130 APO + Reducer @ f/5,8 (754 mm)
MOUNT: TAKAHASHI EM400 TEMMA II
CAMERA: CCD QHY9 (-25º)
GUIDE: STV CAMERA / EZ GUIDER 60mm.
TOTAL EXPOSURE: 13,5h
(Ha=5x30min, SII=11x30min, OIII=11x30min)
FILTERS: Ha 6 nm Astronomik, SII y OIII Baader
DescriptionThis nebula is part of a complex area that houses gas emission, absorption, and dark nebulae. In the picture you can see the most famous (the elephant's trunk), a large dark column within the areas of hydrogen IC 1396.