Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Cocoon nebula  ·  IC 5146
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Cocoon Nebula (2016) - Deep Sky West, 



    
        

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Cocoon Nebula (2016) - Deep Sky West
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Cocoon Nebula (2016) - Deep Sky West

Link to TIFF/FITS: http://deepskywest.com/

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII  ·  RC Optical Systems RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX 16803  ·  QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount ME  ·  Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO with GTOCP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII  ·  RC Optical Systems RCOS 14.5"

Guiding cameras: Lodestar  ·  SBIG Remote guide head

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Focus Max  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL5 ver. 5.24

Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2

Accessory: DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  Astrodon Monster MOAG  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Eye  ·  Astrodon TAKometer  ·  M1OASYS M!OASYS  ·  Robofocus


Dates:Sept. 5, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 31x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 34x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 17x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 16.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.63%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1227749

RA center: 21h 49' 46"

DEC center: +47° 24' 25"

Pixel scale: 2.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.306 degrees

Field radius: 1.206 degrees


Resolution: 620x468

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

Just another run at the Cocoon. Actually combined the main DSO with data collected from RCOS 14.5 (actually only ~6x600 in each channel, so not enough).

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