The Elephant Trunk (Cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Elephant Trunk is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 18:07 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 43° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 22:05 when it dips 16° above your north-western horizon. At 04:42, it will return to an altitude of 16° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 24° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:04.

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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]
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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