vdB 142
The Elephant Trunk Nebula

vdB 142 - The Elephant Trunk Nebula in Cepheus

by Bob and Janice Fera

Officina Stellare RC-360AST 14" f/8 Ritchey Chretien Cassegrain
with two-element field flattener

Apogee Alta U16M CCD Camera

Astrodon Filters

LRGB Composite - 420:150:150:150 minutes

L:21x20m R:10x15m G:10x15m B:10x15m

Image acquired with CCDAutopilot

Processed in CCDstack and Adobe Photoshop

Taken July 23-26, 2011 from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA


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