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



    
        

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IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula
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IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula

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IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

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IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula
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IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 175mm

Imaging cameras: FLI - PL16070AE

Software: Photoshop CC 2019 Photoshop CC 1019  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Red  ·  Lum  ·  Blue  ·  Green


Dates:Sept. 30, 2019

Frames:
Blue: 36x600" (6h) bin 1x1
Green: 24x600" (4h) bin 1x1
Lum: 40x600" (6h 40') -25C bin 1x1
Red: 37x600" (6h 10') bin 1x1

Integration: 22h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 2.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.46%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2979159

RA center: 21h53m17s.10

DEC center: +47°1655

Pixel scale: 0.655 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.303 degrees

Field radius: 0.328 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1645

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

LRGB of IC 5146 imaged over several weeks. Pixinsight used for stacking and noise reduction. Photoshop was used to stretch and then combine the LRGB image. further enhancements with luminosity masks were used in final image.

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IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Phillip Esce