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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula - Luminance, 


            Marcel Demandt
IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula - Luminance
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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula - Luminance

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

Guiding cameras: QHY CCD QHY5L-II Mono

Software: ASCOM Platform 6  ·  Stellarium Scope  ·  AstroTortilla  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto Pixinsight Core 1.8  ·  Stellarium  ·  Alignmaster  ·  EQMod EQASCOM  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Planetarium Blue Filter 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Green Filter 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Luminance Filter 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Red Filter 1.25"

Accessory: Lacerta Off Axis Guider  ·  Pal Gyulai GPU coma corrector  ·  Gerd Neumann Aurora Flat-Field Panel  ·  Poseidon EQ6-USB-Adapter V2.0

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

Baader Planetarium Luminance Filter 1.25": 18x240" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Luminance Filter 1.25": 12x360" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.4 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 15.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 383329

RA center: 21h 54' 47"

DEC center: +47° 5' 52"

Orientation: 9.570 degrees

Field radius: 0.096 degrees

Resolution: 484x554


"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
30xDarks, 30xFlats, 200xBias

Plate solved with Pixinsight.
PGC 167590 Mag 18,5 Size: 0,4' x 0,1'
PGC 167593, Mag 18,2 Size: 0,3' x 0,1'
PGC 167597, Mag ?? Size: 0,2' x 0,2'



Marcel Demandt
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


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    IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula - Luminance, 


            Marcel Demandt

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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula - Luminance, 


            Marcel Demandt

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