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Elephant Trunk IC 1396 - 2023

Elephant Trunk IC 1396 - 2023

First attempt on this with the 533, definitely better than the T3i version I have from 2 years ago. I had a great night watching the Perseids with some fellow Astro folks and captured this at the same time. Thanks for looking and Clear Skies!

Imaging telescope / lens
TS Optics Apochromatic 61/274 mm 61EDPH

Imaging camera
ZWO Optical 533 MC Pro (CMOS)

Equatorial Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescope / lens
ZWO Optical Refractor 30mm/120 mm ZWO 30F4 Miniscope

Guiding camera
ZWO Optical ZWO ASI120 Mini (CMOS)

Optolong Multi-Narrowband L-Enhance 2.00"

Processed with
GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)
DSS (DeepSkyStacker)
DeNoise (Topaz Labs) 3.7
PixInsight (Pleiades Astrophoto) 1.8

Lights (filter Multi-Narrowband)96 x 180 sec
Total lights integration time4:48 hours

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