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

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Cocoon Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600mm Pro Cooled
Mounts
Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro
Filters
Astronomik Ha 31mm 6nm · Astronomik Blue 31mm · Astronomik Green 31mm · Astronomik Red 31mm
Accessories
William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Flat6A II
Software
Adobe Phosotshop CC · KStars Ekos/INDI, Stellarmate OS · Adobe Lighroom CC Classic · PixInsight 1.8
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO
Guiding Cameras
QHY5L-II-M

Acquisition details

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: 21h50m51s.8

DEC center: +47°3050

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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