Deepsky - Pieter Vandevelde

IC 5146 the Cocoon Nebula in Cygnus (Cocoon close-up)

Scope: 10" f/3.8 Newtonian
Mount: Mesu 200 Sitech
Guiding: Lodestar + custom oag
CCD: sbig st8300 @ -12°C
Filter: Baader L UV/IR
Exposure: 6 h total (15 min subexposures binned 1x1)

Resolution: 1.16 arcsec/pixel

Imaged during 3 nights early September 2016 from Provence Southern France. The very faint background dust is starting to reveal itself.