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IC5146 Cocoon Nebula in (R+HA)GB

IC5146 Cocoon Nebula in (R+HA)GB.


All imaging took place at my remote observatory at e-EyE, Spain.


This image comprises 47 hours of exposures in 169 exposures in total. The image uses Hydrogen-Alpha data to enhance the Red channel.


R = 50 x 900s

G = 50 x 900s

B = 50 x 900s

HA = 19 x 1800s


Equipment and software used:


Mount: Avalon M-Uno

Telescope: Altair Astro 8" RC

Camera: QSI 660wsg-8

Autoguider: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Filters: Astrodon E-Series Gen2 RGB and Hydrogen-Alpha 3nm

Capture Software: Sequence Generator Pro and PHD2

Processing Software: PixInsight

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Uploaded on October 9, 2018