• IC 5146 in Cygnus, the Cocoon Nebula
  • IC5146 in Cygnus, the Cocoon Nebula
  • IC 5146, the Cocoon Nebula in Cygnus.
  • The dark nebula surrounding the Cocoon Nebula and
  • streaking off to the right is Barnard 168.
  • Date:  30 July 2022
  • FOV:  approximately 110' × 73'
  • Telescope:  Stellarvue SVX102T + SFFX-1 flattener (714mm, f/7)
  • Guiding:  ZWO ASI120MM mini mono guide camera,
  • Stellarvue F050G 50mm guide scope
  • Computer:  ASIair pro Raspberry Pi
  • Mount:  iOptron CEM40
  • Camera:  ZWO ASI071MC Pro Cooled (-10°C) Color CMOS with gain 240
  • Filter:  Optolong L-eNhance narrow dual band (45 frames)
  • and Baader Light Pollution Moonglow filter with IR cut (16 frames)
  • Stacking:  Forty-five 240 second frames, gain 240 and
  • Sixteen 240 second frames, gain 90 using Deep Sky Stacker
  • Total Time:  4 hours 4 minutes
  • Processing:  GIMP
  • Location:  Darling Hill Observatory near Vesper, NY