IC1396 (and the Elephant's Trunk Nebula)

 

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Object:
IC1396 and Elephant's Trunk Nebula (left of center)
Coordinates:
RA = 21h 39m, DEC = +57 29'   (in Cepheus)
Telescope:
Televue NP-101 (4-inch f/5.4 APO refractor)
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Orion Short Tube 80mm refractor
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider & PHD software
Imaging Camera:
QHY163M
Filters/Exposures:
Eight 10-minute exposures through Celestron LRGB filters, and eighteen 10-min exposures through Astrodon 5nm Ha filter (grand total 8-hours, 20-minutes).  Processed in MaximDL and Photoshop CS6
Shooting Location:
LRGB filters at Staunton River State Park, Scottburg, Virginia, and Ha filter in Virginia Beach.
Date/Time:
LRGB 21 October 2017  (UTC) and Ha 28 October 2017 (UTC)
Comments:
LRGB exposures were taken while I was attending the Staunton River Star Party hosted by the Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) and the Staunton River State Park.