Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Cocoon Nebula  ·  IC 5146
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IC5146 in narrow+broad band, 



    
        

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IC5146 in narrow+broad band
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IC5146 in narrow+broad band

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IC5146 in narrow+broad band, 



    
        

            JNieto
IC5146 in narrow+broad band
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IC5146 in narrow+broad band

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Physics 130 EDFGT
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683ws
Mounts
ASA DDM60Pro
Filters
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm · B
Software
Pixinsight · MaximDL

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 12, 2019
Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 64×600(10h 40′) bin 1×1
B: 101×240(6h 44′) bin 1×1
Integration:
17h 24′
Avg. Moon age:
15.03 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.92%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5406775

RA center: 21h53m32s.2

DEC center: +47°1539

Pixel scale: 1.361 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.575 degrees

Field radius: 0.754 degrees

Resolution: 3228x2344

File size: 5.4 MB

Locations: Observatorio "Mar de la Frau", Cambrils, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

This, object, sometimes known as the Cocoon nebula, is very complex, with emission, reflection and dark nebulae. Trying to capture all these aspects, I have used a mixed band technique, combining Ha (narrow) and blue (broad) filters and generating synthetic RGB channels from them.

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IC5146 in narrow+broad band, 



    
        

            JNieto