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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Cocoon Nebula, IC 5146

Image of the day 07/16/2020

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    Cocoon Nebula Widefield, 


    Cocoon Nebula Widefield
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    Cocoon Nebula Widefield

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 80ED  ·  Celestron Edge 8 HD

    Imaging cameras: Atik One 6.0  ·  ASI294MC Pro

    Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

    Guiding cameras: Atik GP Mono

    Focal reducers: Celestron Focal Reducer x0.7

    Software: EQAscom EQMOD  ·  Incanus APT Astro Photography Tool  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  PHD2

    Filters: Baader LRGB 1.25'' CCD Filters

    Dates:Nov. 9, 2018

    Frames:Baader L 1.25" CCD Filter: 100x200" bin 1x1

    Integration: 5.6 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 1.81 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 3.68%

    Mean SQM: 21.00

    Basic astrometry details job: 3656297

    RA center: 21h 50' 14"

    DEC center: +47° 27' 43"

    Pixel scale: 2.321 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 0.292 degrees

    Field radius: 1.616 degrees

    Resolution: 4144x2822

    Locations: Backyard, Balatonszárszó, Hungary

    Data source: Backyard


    The widefield image has been enhanced with my earlier capture from 2017 on a longer FL (Celestron 8/AtikOne6).



    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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    Cocoon Nebula Widefield,