Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  Cocoon nebula, IC 5146
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula, 


            Marcel Demandt
IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

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 Blue 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 1.25"

Accessory: Pal Gyulai GPU coma corrector

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

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 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


"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



Marcel Demandt
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula, 


            Marcel Demandt

In these public groups

Cloudy Nights