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Contains:  Cocoon nebula, IC 5146
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Cocoon Nebula details  (IC5146) in HαRGB, 





    
        

            Jose Carballada
Cocoon Nebula details  (IC5146) in HαRGB

Cocoon Nebula details (IC5146) in HαRGB

Technical card

Resolution: 2328x1760

Dates:Sept. 5, 2019Sept. 6, 2019Sept. 7, 2019Sept. 23, 2019Sept. 26, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 80x180" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 80x180" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 20x600" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 280x180" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 80x180" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 29.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.69%

Astrometry.net job: 2947619

RA center: 328.369 degrees

DEC center: 47.267 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.069 degrees

Field radius: 0.408 degrees

Locations: AAS Montsec, Àger, Lleida, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Close to 30 hours of integration time, under one of the best skies in Europe!

IC 5146 (the Cocoon Nebula) is a reflection/emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus. The cluster is about 4,000 ly away, and the central star that lights it formed about 100,000 years ago; the nebula is about 12 arcmins across, which is equivalent to a span of 15 light years.

(description credits: Wikipedia)

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Jose Carballada
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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Cocoon Nebula details  (IC5146) in HαRGB, 





    
        

            Jose Carballada