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The Cocoon Nebula IC5146

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#1 Guest_Darth Takahashi_*

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 02:10 PM

This is the Cocoon Nebula or IC5146. Its located just above Cygnus the swan right in the middle of the Milky-way, our own galaxy, hence there are thousands of stars in the image, everywhere. There is also a black inky stream following the Cocoon Nebula. To me it looks like its eating its way through the star field.

 

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This is a HA, RGB image where the HA is used to enhance the RED channel and as the Luminance channel etc...

 

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#2 woolbrig

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 04:24 PM

Nice shot!


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Posted 01 August 2015 - 08:51 PM

Nice image Neil


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