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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            pmumbower
IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula
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IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TPO 8" f/8 Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC Cooled

Mounts: CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67 - 0.67x Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Accessory: Optec TCF-S Focuser


Dates:June 6, 2019

Frames: 40x120" (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.3 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 3.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.91%

Mean SQM: 21.30


Astrometry.net job: 2739489

RA center: 21h 53' 26"

DEC center: +47° 16' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.863 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.837 degrees

Field radius: 0.589 degrees


Resolution: 4090x2720

Locations: Seasonal Dark site, Morley, Michigan, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

IC5146 also known as the Cocoon Nebula sails high in the summer sky along the Milky Way in the constellation Cygnus. This is the second target for my night up north last week. 2hrs worth of exposure via 40x2min exposures with my ASI294mc-pro camera cooled to -10c. With the sky so dark from a lack of light pollution, not much processing actually had to be done!

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