Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Cocoon nebula  ·  IC 5146
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IC5146

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IC5146

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RC Optical Systems RCOS 12.5 Astrograph

Imaging cameras: FLI ProLine PL16803

Guiding telescopes or lenses: RC Optical Systems RCOS 12.5" Carbon Fiber Astrograph

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST402ME

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  MaximDL 5

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - R 50mm - NIR Blocked  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - G 50mm - NIR Blocked  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - B 50mm - NIR Blocked

Accessory: FLI Centerline CL-1-10 50mm Square 10 Position Filter Wheel


Dates:July 5, 2013July 7, 2013

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - B 50mm - NIR Blocked: 14x900" (3h 30') -30C bin 2x2
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - G 50mm - NIR Blocked: 13x900" (3h 15') -30C bin 2x2
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - L 50mm - NIR Blocked: 12x1200" (4h) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - R 50mm - NIR Blocked: 10x900" (2h 30') -30C bin 2x2

Integration: 13h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 27.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.74%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 97212

RA center: 21h 53' 18"

DEC center: +47° 16' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.622 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 65.934 degrees

Field radius: 0.407 degrees


Resolution: 3339x3330

Locations: SpaceIgloo Observatory, Williamson, AZ, United States

Description

Engulfed in a rich star field, IC5146 is an evolving star cluster located some 4,000 light years distant in the constellation Cygnus. The central star that lights this nebula is a young hot star approximately 100,000 years old and has carved out a hole in the central portion of the glowing nebula's ionized hydrogen gas.

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IC5146, 



    
        

            Dave (Photon)