The Elephant Trunk Nebula is quite a big target, overall. The structure that gives it its namesake is what I was interested in imaging. This first attempt on it was done when the moon was nearly full. Otherwise, I suppose there would be significantly more detail.

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Elephant Trunk Nebula

Taken with my AT115EDT, ASI183 MC, and GEM28 mount

Elephant Trunk Nebula

Slightly different process of previous image to show more structure

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