Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  B168  ·  Cocoon nebula  ·  IC 5146  ·  LBN 424  ·  LDN 1042  ·  LDN 1055  ·  Sh2-125  ·  VdB147
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The Cocoon Nebula (IC5146)

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The Cocoon Nebula (IC5146), 



    
        

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The Cocoon Nebula (IC5146)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Teleskopservice TS Photoline 130/910 mm APO Triplet
Accessories
Lacerta MGEN II
Software
Adobe Photoshop CC2018

Acquisition details

Frames:
77x180" (3h 51')
Integration:
3h 51'

RA center: 21h52m55s.644

DEC center: +47°1905.90

Pixel scale: 0.886 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -163.869 degrees

Field radius: 0.867 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5855x3921

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Cocoon IC5146 in the constellation of Cygnus is floating in its bed of dark dust clouds in a sea of stars. The distance is about 3000 lightyears.

77 x 180 s at ISO 1600

Pentax K3ii and TS 130/910 apo

Astro Pixel Processor and Photoshop CC2018

Revision 08/2019

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