Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go upwards.

— Fred Hoyle

IC1396

IC1396

3 1/2 HOURS Elephant Nebula (part of) 40 min RGB each at 10 min exposure, 90 min at 10 min exposures Ha combined in Maxim DL. This week is terrific week for imaging as the temperature is cooling down. Nice clear skies. Taken on two nights, Monday & Tuesday, rested Wednesday, out Thursday today for another night of experiment imaging.