IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula

IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula

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Object: IC 5146 Constellation Cygnus

Distance: 4000 light years

Date(s) Taken: August 7 to September 1, 2010

Telescope: Takahashi TSA 102S

Focal Length: 800 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature with water cooling

Resolution: 1.91 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 15 hours total duration

21 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

21 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

21 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

27 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

% Utilization - 71%

 

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