Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Cocoon nebula  ·  IC 5146
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Cocoon Nebula details  (IC5146) in HαRGB, 



    
        

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Cocoon Nebula details  (IC5146) in HαRGB
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Cocoon Nebula details (IC5146) in HαRGB

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Cocoon Nebula details  (IC5146) in HαRGB
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Cocoon Nebula details (IC5146) in HαRGB

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
RC10 (Altair Astro RC250-TT 10" RC Truss Tube)
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
Mesu 200 Mk2
Filters
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm · Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm · Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm · Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm · Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm
Accessories
ZWO EFW · MoonLite NiteCrawler WR30 · Riccardi Reducer/Flattener 0.75x
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight · Seqence Generator Pro
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron OAG Deluxe
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD QHY5III174

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 5, 2019 ·  Sept. 6, 2019 ·  Sept. 7, 2019 ·  Sept. 23, 2019 ·  Sept. 26, 2019
Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 80x180" (4h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 80x180" (4h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 20x600" (3h 20') (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 280x180" (14h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 80x180" (4h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
29h 20'
Avg. Moon age:
14.73 days
Avg. Moon phase:
40.69%

RA center: 21h53m28s.6

DEC center: +47°1601

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.069 degrees

Field radius: 0.408 degrees

Resolution: 2328x1760

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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