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Uploaded 12-Dec-21
Taken 12-Dec-21
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Dimensions3232 x 2152
Original file size4.67 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date modified12-Dec-21 14:23
Cocoon Nebula

Cocoon Nebula

This is a reprocessed version of my first attempt at IC5146 and B168, the Cocoon with the dark nebula Barnard 168 surrounding the Cocoon Nebula and trailing off to the west.
Date and location- 2007-08-04/5 at the Dominion Observatory Hill, Victoria BC.
Equipment- Williams 105mm refractor, modified Canon 350D and HEQ5 mount.
Exposures- 80 light and 28 dark frames each 58s at ISO 1600. Used 25 flats for calibration as well.
Processing- Calibration, alignment, stacking in Images plus followed by additional processing in Pixinsite and photoshop.