Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Cocoon nebula, IC 5146
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula LRGB, 


            Jens Zippel
IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula LRGB
Powered byPixInsight

IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: LACERTA Newton ohne Namen 10"

Imaging cameras: ASI ZWO 1600 MMC

Mounts: EQ8

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight V1.8  ·  Maxim DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon RGB E-Series  ·  Astrodon Luminance E-Series

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Dates:July 22, 2018Aug. 2, 2018

Astrodon Luminance E-Series: 82x180" bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB E-Series: 80x180" bin 1x1

Integration: 8.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.29%

Basic astrometry details job: 2182401

RA center: 21h 51' 54"

DEC center: +47° 22' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.783 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.029 degrees

Field radius: 0.619 degrees

Resolution: 4556x3408

Locations: Upper Borg Observatory, Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Data source: Backyard


More of my images and about my backyard observatory at



Jens Zippel
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


    IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula LRGB, 


            Jens Zippel
  • Final
    IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula LRGB, 


            Jens Zippel


Description: Better color balance

Sky plot

Sky plot


IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula LRGB, 


            Jens Zippel