IC 5146
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 IC 5146

"Cocoon Nebula"

  • TYPE:  Reflection Nebula & Open Cluster of stars.
  • RA: 21h 53.4'
  • DEC:  +47degrees 12'
  • SIZE:  10' X 10'
  • VISUAL MAGNITUDE:  7.2
  • SURFACE BRIGHTNESS:  9.6
  • CONSTELLATION:  Cygnus
  • DISTANCE:  900 Light Years
  • DIAMETER: 

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  RCOS Carbon fiber 10 inch R/C reflector, on a Parramount GT1100
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  None / operating at 9.0 FL
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments Group, ST-8XME Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  None,
  • FILTER(S):  Astro Don H-a
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -20 C
  • BINNING/RESOLUTION:  2 X 2 (765 X 510)
  • EXPOSURE TIME:  10 min.
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES:  19
  • FILM SPEED:  N/A
  • DATE/TIME: 06-22-2007 / 05:41:42.438 UTC
  • LOCATION: Valley Center, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  68 degrees
  • HUMIDITY:  31%

 

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