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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Cocoon Nebula, IC 5146

Image of the day 08/26/2018

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    The Cocoon nebula (IC 5146, Sh2-125), 



    
        

            Marcel Drechsler
    The Cocoon nebula (IC 5146, Sh2-125)
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    The Cocoon nebula (IC 5146, Sh2-125)

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph

    Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ZWO ASI 1600MM cool

    Mounts: Celestron CGE pro

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Baader Vario Finder 60mm

    Guiding cameras: LACERTA MGEN

    Software: firecapture  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Stellarium  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsinght 1.8 RC7  ·  Deep SkyStacker 3.3.4

    Filters: Baader B 2"  ·  Baader R 2"  ·  Baader G 2"  ·  Baader Luminance 2"  ·  Baader f/2 Highspeed 2" H-Alpha Filter


    Frames:
    Baader B 2": 410x50" (gain: 100.00) -20C
    Baader f/2 Highspeed 2" H-Alpha Filter: 435x100" (gain: 139.00) -20C
    Baader G 2": 331x50" (gain: 100.00) -20C
    Baader Luminance 2": 729x30" (gain: 100.00) -20C
    Baader R 2": 362x50" (gain: 100.00) -20C

    Integration: 33.5 hours

    Darks: ~100

    Flats: ~50

    Bias: ~200

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3811875

    RA center: 21h 51' 26"

    DEC center: +47° 19' 37"

    Pixel scale: 1.263 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 325.053 degrees

    Field radius: 1.010 degrees


    Resolution: 4593x3464

    Locations: Sternwarte am Bärenstein, Bärenstein, Sachsen, Germany

    Data source: Backyard

    Description

    H-alpha / Lum / RGB

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    Marcel_Drechsler
    Marcel Drechsler
    License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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    The Cocoon nebula (IC 5146, Sh2-125), 



    
        

            Marcel Drechsler