The Elephant Trunk Nebula in Cepheus

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A narrowband image in modified Hubble palette of the central region of IC1396, commonly called the Elephant Trunk Nebula. Dark clouds of dust and gas stand out against the glowing background of the larger IC1396 nebula complex.

 Optics:Stellarvue SVR102T w/ field flattener 
Camera:ZWO ASI 1600MM cooled CMOS camera 
Exposure info:19 x 600 sec H-alpha, 18 x 900 sec OIII, 17 x 900 sec SII 
Filters used:Astrodon H-alpha, OIII, SII (5, 3, 5 nm) 
date:November 2016