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IC 5146 The Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges

IC 5146 The Cocoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 1100

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD qhy23

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer Celestron f7

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.0  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm


Dates:Sept. 18, 2014Sept. 21, 2014

Frames:Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm: 18x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 1.5 hours

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