IC1396A Elephant's Trunk Nebula
IC1396A is a collection of gas and dust within the larger IC1396 Nebula region. It stretches 20 light-years across and is about 2,400 light-years from us. It is believed to be an area that gives birth to stars. North is at the top.

Scope/Mount: TS-Optics PhotoLine 130mm F7 APO Refractor with Astro-Tech AREDT30 Focal-Reducer/Field-flattener, Celestron CI-700 Mount
Camera: ZWO ASI1600MMC monochrome with ZWO LRGB filters
Guiding: QHY5L-IIM through Orion Thin OAG, PHD guiding software
Exposure: D (90) 120 sec @ gain=300, RGB: each channel (10) 120 sec @ gain=80
Software: Nebulosity, PixInsight
Comment: 07-10-2021, Tierra del Sol, CA, good conditions, ZWO Duo filter used for Luminance channel, (D)RGB.