Deep Sky Object in Summer
Close-up of Cocoon Nebula

Date & Time: Nov 5 2016, from 21:16 to 21:58 JST(+0900)
Composed 8shots with 6minutes exposed
Optical: VIXEN 20cm(7.9") VISAC with a conversion lens (f=1278mm, F6.4)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial & SBIG STV
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 6D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5472×3648)

IC5146 / Diffused Nebula, type 1 E
R.A.21h 53m 24.0s (2000.0)
Dec.+47° 16' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size12'
Real Size19 light yrs.
Magnitude -
Distance5500 light yrs.
Other IDsSh2-125, LBN424
This image shows you a close-up of center of Cocoon Nebula with a focal length of 1200mm. The nebula includes fairly complicated dark lanes in round emitting region.

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