Howard's Astronomical Adventures

IC5146 : The Cocoon Nebula in Cygnus

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Photograph Information
LocationClearfield Observatory
TelescopeAP130 @ f6 using AP field flattner.
CameraCanon 350D, Hutech modified type I
ExposureSum of 18, 5 minute exposures at ISO 800
Notes30°F, 90%rh, good seeing and transparency

Initial RAW conversion, registration and adjustment in IRIS.
Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2.
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02

Reprocessed 12.30.2005


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