Cocoon nebula | Pierre

Location of photo
Quebec, Canada
Date/Time of photo
July 30th 2005 and september 17th 2006
Takahashi 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
IC 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. LRGB composite
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