Cocoon | Garrett Grainger

Photographer
Garrett Grainger
Email
ggrainger@beachastronomy.com
Location of photo
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Date/Time of photo
May 13,2008
Equipment
Imaging scope was Orion ED80 Canon Rebel XT - Hap Griffin Modified WO 0.80 Flattener/reducer, IDAS LPR 22 x 300s Guided with PHD & EQMOD IP Vista Camera Control, IP 3.5, PS CS3
Description
IC 5146, also Caldwell 19 and the Cocoon Nebula, is a Reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cygnus. It shines at magnitude +10.0. Its celestial coordinates are RA 21h53.5m, DEC +47°16'. It is located near the naked-eye star Pi Cygni, the open cluster NGC 7209 in Lacerta, and the bright open cluster M39. (Wikipedia)
Website
www.beachastronomy.com