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Object: IC5146 Constellation: Cygnus Distance: 3,000 light-years Magnitude: 9.6 Comments: IC5146, the Cocoon Nebula, is a very diffuse star-forming region of glowing hydrogen surrounded by a sparse cluster of approximately 12th magnitude stars. The star in the center of the nebula is a mag. 9.6 star. For a more detailed description of IC5146, see Rob Gendler's essay HERE Date: 9-2,3-05 Place: Asheville, NC Exposure Details: LRGB: 240:60:60:60, Lumincance unbinned; RGB binned 2 Processing: Processed using Registar, Maxlm, and Photoshop CS Optics: 12.5" RCOS Truss RC Focal Length: 2122 at f6.8 Mount: Paramount ME Camera: ST-10XME Focuser: RCOS Guiding: Internal chip

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