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


            Dennis Sprinkle
IC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula

IC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SVQ86

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY128C

Software:PHD2 GuidingPhotoshopSequence Generator Pro

Resolution: 1920x1320

Dates:Sept. 12, 2018

Frames: 139x300"

Integration: 11.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.03% job: 2384804

RA center: 326.832 degrees

DEC center: 47.441 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.993 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.166 degrees

Field radius: 2.587 degrees

Locations: Marathon Motel and RV Park, Marathon, TX, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory


IC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula shot remotely from my system in Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO) in Marathon, TX.

Software used to capture image:
Sequence Generator Pro

Software used to edit:

Total data gathered:
(139) Subs @ 300secs - 1x1 @ Gain 2200

Camera : QHYCCD QHY128C
Telescope: Stellarvue SVQ86
Mount: AP Mach1GTO



Dennis Sprinkle
License: None (All rights reserved)

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IC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula, 


            Dennis Sprinkle