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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Marcel Demandt
IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula
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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula

IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Marcel Demandt
IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula
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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/5 Newton

Imaging cameras: Atik Cameras ATIK ONE 6.0 Mono

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro SyncScan VTSB Upgrade 3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/5 Newton

Software: ASCOM Platform 6  ·  Stellarium Scope  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Stellarium  ·  EQMod EQASCOM  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader UV/IR-Cut 1,25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Blue 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 1.25"

Accessory: Pal Gyulai GPU coma corrector


Dates:Aug. 24, 2014Aug. 27, 2014

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Blue 1.25": 5x200" -10C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Green 1.25": 5x150" -10C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Red 1.25": 5x200" -10C bin 2x2
Baader UV/IR-Cut 1,25": 18x240" -10C bin 1x1
Baader UV/IR-Cut 1,25": 12x360" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.2 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 15.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 6.40


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 385390

RA center: 21h 53' 29"

DEC center: +47° 15' 57"

Orientation: 8.521 degrees

Field radius: 0.417 degrees


Resolution: 2528x1979

Locations: Münsterland, bei Billerbeck, NRW, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

"First Light" with my new Atik ONE 6.0.

NGC 5146 / Cocoon Nebula 2014-08-24

GSO 200/1000 Newton (selfmade tuning)
Skywatcher NEQ6 Synscan (VTSB mod)
Atik ONE 6.0
GPU Coma Corrector
Autoguiding per Lacerta Off Axis Guider, Alccd5L-IIm, PHD2 Guiding
Dithering per APT

Luminance: 18x240sec. 1x1bin & 12x360sec. 1x1bin
Red: 5x200sec. 2x2bin
Green: 5x150sec. 2x2bin
Blue: 5x200sec. 2x2bin

30xDarks, 30xFlats, 100xBias for each Filter

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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Marcel Demandt

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