IC 1396 Ha
Other Names: The Elephant Trunk Nebula
Optics: Borg Astrograph 101ED at f/4.1
Mount: Atlas EQG using The Sky6 and EQMOD
Camera: Canon EOS 50D [ UV/IR filter modification by Hap Griffin ]
Filters: IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS-V4-52) Filter combined with Hoya 25a Deep Red Filter. Provides Ha 19nm bandpass
Exposure: 15 Mins [3 x 300s at ISO 800]
Accessories: Auto guided with Borg 45ED and Orion Starshoot Auto guider using PHD
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: July 15, 2011
Notes: Processing: Image acquisition with Maxim DSLR. Image calibration, align, and combine in Maxim DSLR. Levels, curves, crop and resize in Photoshop.
Calibrated w/42 Darks, 40 Bias, 40 Flats using light box Ambient temperature was between +16.2C and +14.4C
Image night was a full moon.