IC 5146 (Cocoon Nebula), vdB 147

IC 5146 (also catalogued as Sh 2-125, Cocoon Nebula) is a reflection/emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus. Properly speacking, IC 5146 refersto the star cluster and Sh2-125 to the nebula.Van den Bergh 147 (VdB 147) is the small reflection nebula at the right of IC 5146. You can see also all my images of IC 5146.



Technical Details:

Optics: 14 inch Meade SC telescope at /10.0
Mount: Meade LX 200 with polar edge
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M with adaptive optic SBIG-AOL
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: August 2008
Location: Rozhen
Exposure Details: L = 20 min, R = 20 min., G = 20 min., B = 20 min.
Subexposures: 2 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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