Elephant Trunk Nebula (vdB 142)

Posted by tomdiana
on Saturday, August 10, 2019
The Elephant Trunk Nebula is located in the larger nebula IC 1396 in the constellation of Cepheus. It has its own designation: vdB 142.

Taken with a 10 in. Teleskop-Service f/5 Newtonian. This is a hybrid image consisting of 24 exposures of 7.5 min. using an ST-8300 with 12nm Astronomik Ha filter and 20 exposures of 5 min. using a modified Canon 650D (ISO 3200).
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