Location of photoQuebec, Canada
Date/Time of photoJuly 30th 2005 and september 17th 2006
EquipmentTakahashi Sky 90 refractor with focal reducer, Starlight Express SXV-H9 CCD camera with SBIG CFW8A filter wheel and Astrodon LRGB filters.
Exposures : 23 X 200 sec for initial luminance
RGB : 8 X 6.5 minutes
DescriptionIC 5146, known as the Cocoon nebula. A recent luminance taken in New Mexico (12 X 180 sec.,ST-8XE and Takahashi Epsilon 250 ) has been added in order to get better details of the nebular structure.