IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula                                     Click on photo to return to 'Diffuse Nebulae'                                  Home

IC 5146  Cocoon Nebula

Dreyer description: Pretty bright, very large, irregular figure, 9.5th magnitude star in middle.
Magnitude:  7.0
RA: 21h 53m 33.5s  Dec: +47°17'30"
RA: 21h 53m 24.0s  Dec: +47°16'00"  (Epoch 2000)
Azm: 59°07'09"  Alt: +46°51'02"
Rise: 05:03  Transit: 15:24  Set: 01:49
Size:12.0'

Photo Specifications:

16" F/4.87  Newtonian , ST-8E, CFW8     8/5/02    Temp. = -12 C

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5 min
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5 min
8
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5 min
8
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8 min
8
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Processing;    MaxIm, stretch, DDP, align, color combine;