The central part of IC 5146 (Cocoon Nebula)

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.This is only the central part of the nebula. The raw data were taken with 2m RCC telescope at Rozhen National Obsrvatory (credit to Pencho Markishki and Daniel Chanliev). You can see also all my images of IC 5146.



Technical Details:

Optics: 2m RCC Telescope
Mount: -
Camera: VersArray 1300 B
Filters: RVB filters
Dates/Times: 26 June 2011
Location: NAO Rozhen
Exposure Details: R = 10 min., V = 10 min., B = 15 min.
Subexposures: 60 seconds
Acquisition: IDL
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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