IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula

IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula

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The Cocoon Nebula is one of the many beautiful treasures found in the constellation Cygnus. It is an emission/reflection nebula with a complex gas structure located 4,000 light years away in our own Milky Way Galaxy. B+46 3474 is the magnitude 9.7 central star that illuminates this famous nebula.



Lens       :

Astrophysics 5

Camera       :

ATK16HR

Exposure       :

LRGB 240, 90, 90, 140 minutes

Filter       :

Astronomik

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio, Philippines