IC5146 - The Cocoon Nebula



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Date: 2 & 3 August 2010
Location: Riberac, France
Exposure: 33 x 5 min at ISO 800 + 3 x 5 min at ISO 100
Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED on Skywatcher EQ6 mount.
Camera: H-alpha modified Canon EOS 350D
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with QHY5 camera.
Filters: IR/UV filter
Processing: Stacked in IRIS and asinh range compression applied. Scaled by 2/3
Comments: Ambient temperature was 16C