Date Taken: 11/13/2010
Equipment: 12.5" PlaneWave Telescope with SBIG 10XME camera;
Exposures: HaRGB-28 min each, Lum-52 min. Processing: MaximDL and Photoshop
Cocoon Nebula (or IC 5146 or Caldwell 19) - 4,000 light years away and about 15 ly across. Its center star was formed around 100,000 years ago. It is a reflection/emission nebula in Cynus.