IC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Bright Nebula Cygnus 21h53.5 +47°16' 12' 10 3.3 Kly

IC 5146 (also Caldwell 19, Sh2-125, and the Cocoon Nebula) is a reflection/emission/dark nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cygnus, at a distance of about 3,300 light-years.

The small blue reflection nebula towards West (right) is vdB147. 

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
July 13, 2002 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300