IC5146 - The Cocoon Nebula - HaRGB

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 SXV-M7
Filter Astronomik 13nm Ha, IDAS LPR light pollution filter
Exposure 180 min Ha - 10 min subs, 300 minutes LRGB over two nights @ 10 min. subs
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3, Deconvolution, DDP. , final work in Photoshop7
Date 08.08.05 - 08.10.05, 10.22.05
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes This is a combination of the color image taken with my MX7-C, and Ha with the SXV-M7.