It often happens that a photo of a deep space object does not suggest the common name of the object. That is because the name almost always comes from the object’s appearance to a visual observer. The Elephant’s Trunk (the dark path on the right side of the image) is outlined in a bright region that is about all you can see in most telescopes. Because this is a narrowband image showing hydrogen in red and oxygen in blue-
The entire region is much larger than what is shown here. It is about 3,000 light years from Earth, in the constellation Cepheus.
Scope: AT111EDT at f/5.6
Mount: AP Mach1
Exposure: H-a/OIII/SII, 9 hrs total