The Elephant Trunk

This is the Elephant Trunk nebula, a section of a larger object known simply as IC 1396. This Hubble Palette narrow band image shows the head of the elephant in profile (to the right), and the large column in the middle is an extension of it's trunk.


Image Details
Camera: QSI 683-ws8
Optic: Veloce RH-200 @f/3.0
Exposure: 55x10minutes Ha, OIII, and SII (3nm Astrodon)
Mount: Paramount MX
Date: September, 2013
Other: Imaged from Lake Mary, Florida. Processed with Pixinsight and Photoshop. Captured with TheSkyX and the Camera Add On.

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The Elephant Trunk