IC5146 - The Cocoon Nebula

Reflection and Emission nebula in Cygnus



Optics Celestron 80ED @ f/7.5, guided with an 8" LX200 Classic @ f/5.9
Mount LX200
Camera Starlight Xpress MX7-C
Filter IDAS LPR light pollution filter
Exposure 300 minutes over two nights @ 10 min. subs
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3, Deconvolution, DDP. , final work in Photoshop7
Date 08.08.05 - 08.10.05
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes Seeing and transparency average.  I had a bad gradient that I cannot explain to deal with.  This object is almost at the limits of my camera and location.