IC1396 – The Trunk

The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust within the much larger ionized gas region IC 1396 located in the constellation Cepheus about 2,400 light years away from Earth.The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula is now thought to be a site of star formation, containing several very young (less than 100,000 yr) stars that were discovered in infrared images in 2003. (Source wikipedia).
Shot from Bortle 8 (Paris, France) 22.6h of integration with Canon 200mm lens + Asi 1600 + NB filters on Eq-6R.
Pre-processed in APP and processed in Pixinsight

Autore: Axel Maraut (sito)