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Yoddha

Another Cocoon nebula (IC 5146)

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Hello,

This Saturday managed to gather some photons before the Moon rise. Here is my rendition of the Cocoon nebula.

Equipment - MN190 + 550D + EM200, APT + PHD

Details - 13 x 7min + 1 x 6min = 1h 37min, no darks - only dithering :)

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Hope you like it :)

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That's terrific Ivo. Must try dithering the next time I'm out ..... which given the weather in the UK at the moment could be next year! :D

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Fantastic the outer edges of the nebula is teasing out nicely some of the darker stuff (at least to my eye). Love the colour and contrast.

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