The Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396) in the constellation Cepheus, HST image
The Elephant's Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust region IC 1396 located in the constellation Cepheus, 2400 light years away from Earth. Amateur picture taken with professional CCD camera and refractor telescope (800mm, f/6.95), image taken consists of: Ha: 40 x 900s, OIII: 38 x 900s, SII: 38 x 900s. Total exposure time: 29h, HSTpalette image.
Image dimensions: 2403 x 3198 pixels