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Photographer:

Garrett Grainger

Email:

ggrainger@beachastronomy.com

Location of Photo:

New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Date/Time of photo:

May 13,2008

Equipment:

Imaging scope was Orion ED80 Canon Rebel XT - Hap Griffin Modified WO 0.80 Flattener/reducer, IDAS LPR 22 x 300s Guided with PHD & EQMOD IP Vista Camera Control, IP 3.5, PS CS3

Description:

IC 5146, also Caldwell 19 and the Cocoon Nebula, is a Reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cygnus. It shines at magnitude +10.0. Its celestial coordinates are RA 21h53.5m, DEC +47°16'. It is located near the naked-eye star Pi Cygni, the open cluster NGC 7209 in Lacerta, and the bright open cluster M39. (Wikipedia)

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