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IC 5146
The Cocoon Nebula

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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IC Number:
IC 5146
B168 (Dark Nebula)

Common Name:
Cocoon Nebula

Constellation:
Cygnus

Distance from Earth:
~4,000 Light Years

Magnitude:
7.0

Size:
12 arc minutes

IC 5146

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Date Taken:
7/7/2005

Location:
RMSS 2005
Tarryall, CO

Equipment:
Takahashi FSQ-106n
SBIG STL-11000N
AstroDon Series I Filters
Takahashi NJP Mount

Exposure Specs:
180 minutes total
Lum: 6x15 min
Red: 3x10 min
Grn: 3x10 min
Blu: 3x10 min

Processed with:
MaximDL 4.0
Adobe Photoshop CS
 

Copyright 2005, Matthew T. Russell. All rights reserved.