Contains: Cocoon nebula, IC 5146
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IC5146 ("Cocoon Nebula") Medium Field - SRSP

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f4

Imaging camera: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Guiding telescope or lens: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f4

Guiding camera: SXV Lodestar

Software: KDE Project Kstars/EkosINDILibPixInsightPhotoshop CS3

Filter: Baader LRGB 1.25'' CCD Filters

Accessory: Skywatcher Coma corrector

Resolution: 1920x1395

Dates: Oct. 16, 2017Oct. 17, 2017

Baader L 1.25" CCD Filter: 180x90" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader RGB 1.25'': 90x180" (gain: 139.00) -16C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.51%

Mean SQM: 21.20 job: 1781443

RA center: 328.106 degrees

DEC center: 47.341 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.294 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 181.710 degrees

Field radius: 0.756 degrees


Taken on the nights of 10/16/2017 and 10/17/2017 at the Staunton River Star Party.




Sky plot

Sky plot


IC5146 ("Cocoon Nebula") Medium Field - SRSP, mikefulb