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IC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula - full RGB, 



    
        

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IC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula - full RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 EDgeHD

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-8300 G2-8300 Mark II w/internal FW

Mounts: Losmandy G11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 EDgeHD

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHYL5-II mono

Software: PhD 2 Guiding  ·  AstroPixelProcessor  ·  PixInsight  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator PRO

Filters: Baader Planetarium Blue 1,25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 1,25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 1,25"

Accessory: Moravian Instruments OAG MK II


Dates:Aug. 11, 2019

Frames: 48x600" (8h)

Integration: 8h

Avg. Moon age: 11.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 85.40%


Astrometry.net job: 3868769

RA center: 21h 53' 27"

DEC center: +47° 16' 2"

Pixel scale: 0.509 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.000 degrees

Field radius: 0.268 degrees


Resolution: 2993x2322

Locations: Sur mon balcon, Assens, Vaud, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a mix of 10 imaging sessions between 29 July and 11 August 2019 , during the heat wave...

Stacking, gradient removal, background equalization and color balancing performed in Astropixelprocessor.

High- and medium-frequency noise reduction, local contrast enhancement and final curve adjustment performed in PixInsight.

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Description: Same processing, but instead of local contract enhancement, a very light HDR enhancement to reveal details in the nebula.

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IC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula - full RGB, 



    
        

            Rodolphe Goldsztejn