Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Cocoon nebula  ·  IC 5146
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Cocoon Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm Pro Cooled

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Flat6A II

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  KStars Ekos/INDI, Stellarmate OS  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik Ha 31mm 6nm  ·  Astronomik Blue 31mm  ·  Astronomik Green 31mm  ·  Astronomik Red 31mm


Dates:Aug. 18, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik Blue 31mm: 21x120" (42') (gain: 75.00) -25C
Astronomik Green 31mm: 114x120" (3h 48') (gain: 75.00) -25C
Astronomik Ha 31mm 6nm: 34x480" (4h 32') (gain: 139.00) -25C
Astronomik Red 31mm: 122x120" (4h 4') (gain: 75.00) -25C

Integration: 13h 6'

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 17.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.11%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3252141

RA center: 21h 50' 51"

DEC center: +47° 30' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.325 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 353.757 degrees

Field radius: 1.065 degrees


Resolution: 4614x3493

Data source: Backyard

Description

Cocoon Nebula in HaRGB taken in Silicon Valley during the nights of 8/18 - 8/20/2019.

I chanced taking RGB during part sof the moonlit night. The blue channel suffered and I had to remove many of my blue subs, but the other channels seemed OK.

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