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IC 5146 The Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges

IC 5146 The Cocoon Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron EdgeHD 1100
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD qhy23
Mounts
Celestron CGEM DX
Filters
Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm
Accessories
Celestron .7x Focal Reducer Celestron f7
Software
PHD guiding · Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.0 · Adobe Photoshop CS6 · APT - Astro Photography Tool
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 18, 2014 ·  Sept. 21, 2014
Frames:
Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm: 18x300" (1h 30') bin 2x2
Integration:
1h 30'
Darks:
10
Avg. Moon age:
25.68 days
Avg. Moon phase:
17.20%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 373128

Resolution: 620x779

Description

Reflection/emission nebula 4000 light years away in the constellation of Cygnus the Swan. Also known as Caldwell 19 & Sh 2-125

Taken 9/18 & 9/21/2014

Camera- QHY23M

Telescope- Celestron 11" EdgeHD @ F/7

R-6x300 (bin 2x2)

G-6x300 (bin 2x2)

B-6x300 (bin 2x2)

nova.astrometry.net/user_images/408214#annotated

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IC 5146 The Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges