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T188 - Cocoon Nebula - CYG
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T188 - Cocoon Nebula - CYG

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Circular, hazy nebula lies at the end of a large, riftlike dark nebula. Use a very low power wide field and scan

Object Information

Name T188 - Cocoon Nebula - CYG
Type Emission Nebula+ OC
Constellation Cygnus
Catalogue IC 5146

Acquisition / Processing

Exposure All TAAS Objects:
FOV = About 1 degree in width
All faint objects are L - 6 x 600 sec Bin 1 = 1 Hr.
All bright objects are L - 6 x 300 sec Bin 1 - 0.5 Hr.
Telescope AP 160 @ f7.7
Camera SBIG STF-8300
Camera Temp -24ÂșC
Guiding SBIG SG4 / AP 105
Mount AP 900GTO
Filters Astrodon-Gen 2 LRGB
Location San Pedro Creek, NM
Date December 2, 2012

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