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Contains:  Cocoon nebula, IC 5146
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IC 5146 - The Cocoon Nebula, 


            Frank Schmitz
IC 5146 - The Cocoon Nebula

IC 5146 - The Cocoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4573x3709

Dates:June 30, 2018July 1, 2018

Baader Planetarium Ha 31mm 7nm: 73x120" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB 31mm: 90x120" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.4 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 17.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.90%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 24.00 job: 2129439

RA center: 21h 53' 39"

DEC center: +47° 16' 8"

Pixel scale: 0.892 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.282 degrees

Field radius: 0.730

Locations: Home, Odenthal, Deutschland, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Here's my attempt on the Cocoon Nebula. First timer for me and quite fond of this target. I finally have sorted a problem while stacking which I always solved via post processing, great to see how flat the background now is with just minimal editing.

Let me know what you think!



Frank Schmitz
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


IC 5146 - The Cocoon Nebula, 


            Frank Schmitz