Cocoon Nebula IC 5146 31 May 2021
This is my entry for May/June's competition. It is the Cocoon Nebula (aka IC 5146). I took this from my backgarden in Loughborough (East Midlands, UK) on the night of 31 May 2021. Details below with more on my blog.
- 39× 300-s light frames (Gain 900)
- 3 h 15 min total exposure time
- Full use of calibration frames (darks, flats and dark flats)
- Explore Scientific ED 102 mm Apo f/7 refractor
- Revelation Adjustable Field Flattener
- Sky-Watcher EQ6-R PRO SynScan GOTO equatorial mount
- Altair Hypercam 294C PRO colour fan-cooled camera
- Altair quad-band one-shot colour (OSC) 2″ filter
- Pegasus FocusCube v2
- Altair 60mm guide scope
- Altair GPCAM2 AR0130 mono guide camera
- SharpCap 4.0 Beta
- Topaz DeNoise AI
- Gradient XTerminator
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