The Elephant Trunk (Cluster)

Image of Elephant Trunk
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Elephant Trunk is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 17:55 (EST), 45° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:58, 24° above your north-eastern horizon.

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Name Elephant Trunk
Object Type Cluster
Other Names
IC 1396
Cr 439
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Magnitude:3.50 (V) [2]
Right ascension:21h38m [1]
Declination:+57°29' [1]

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
EST

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