24.7.17

elephants

At around 2400 light years, this nebula is thought to be the birthplace of several stars. Many young stars, less that 100000 years old were discovered in this area.

Disappointing, or my poor processing; I'd expected better of the fat reflector.
nebula  IC 1396A elephant's trunk in cepheus
700d + pn208     27x240s @ ISO800