Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Cocoon nebula  ·  IC 5146
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Cocoon Nebula - LRGB Ha O3, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
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Cocoon Nebula - LRGB Ha O3, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
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Cocoon Nebula - LRGB Ha O3

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Optolong OIII 6.5nm  ·  Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser  ·  QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Sept. 5, 2018Sept. 6, 2018Oct. 4, 2018Oct. 6, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 88x60" (1h 28') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 90x60" (1h 30') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 151x30" (1h 15' 30") (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 90x60" (1h 30') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm: 29x180" (1h 27') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong OIII 6.5nm: 34x180" (1h 42') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 8h 52' 30"

Darks: 60

Flats: 30

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 25.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.75%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2294358

RA center: 21h52m50s.2

DEC center: +47°1825

Pixel scale: 0.729 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.274 degrees

Field radius: 0.594 degrees


Resolution: 4688x3518

Data source: Backyard

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Cocoon Nebula - LRGB Ha O3, 



    
        

            Eric Walden