Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Cocoon nebula  ·  IC 5146
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Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Cocoon Nebula
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Cocoon Nebula

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Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Cocoon Nebula
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Cocoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: AVX

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter


Dates:June 27, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x300" (40') bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x300" (40') bin 2x2
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 10x300" (50') bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x300" (40') bin 2x2

Integration: 2h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 0.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.03%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 307468

RA center: 21h53m27s.6

DEC center: +47°1612

Pixel scale: 2.765 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 9.046 degrees

Field radius: 0.789 degrees


Resolution: 1636x1242

Description

Windy night; clouds eventually set in. Some kinda junky subs due to high wind. Came out OK, anyway, though.

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Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward