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Contains:  Cocoon nebula, IC 5146
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Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146), 


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Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146)

Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146)

Technical card

Resolution: 4280x3008

Dates:Aug. 19, 2017

Frames: 12x300"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.91% job: 1899491

RA center: 328.368 degrees

DEC center: 47.262 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.552 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 35.508 degrees

Field radius: 0.401 degrees

Locations: Padre Bernardo , Padre Bernardo , Goiás, Brazil


The Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146) is a reflection/emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus. The NGC description refers to IC 5146 as a cluster of 9.5 mag stars involved in a bright and dark nebula. The cluster is about 4,000 ly away, and the central star that lights it formed about 100,000 years ago; the nebula spans 15 light years across.

This image was captured in Padre Bernardo/GO - Brazil, during the 32th ENOC.

Technical data
12 lights 300s, ISO 800, total integration time: 60 min. Camera Temperature 07 - 08 ºC. No darks, bias or flats applied.



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Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146), 


            Israel Barbosa de...