Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Cocoon nebula  ·  IC 5146
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IC5146 - Cocoon Up Close, 



    
        

            Paddy Gilliland
IC5146 - Cocoon Up Close
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IC5146 - Cocoon Up Close

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803

Mounts: Paramount-ME

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon Luminance  ·  Astrodon Green


Dates:Sept. 9, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon Blue: 13x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 10x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 11x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 13x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 7.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.15%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1236528

RA center: 21h 53' 38"

DEC center: +47° 16' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.551 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 168.513 degrees

Field radius: 0.360 degrees


Resolution: 3452x3204

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

Description

Here is my first attempt at anything on the image scale.
IC5146 from the new RCOS as DSW - Enjoy.
Rev B&C few tweaks - maybe too red firs time round?

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IC5146 - Cocoon Up Close, 



    
        

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