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Date/Location August 19, 21 & 23, 2020 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD camera -10°C
Telescope 8-inch f/8 Ritchey–Chrétien Cassegrain (with a Televue 0.8x focal reducer/field flattener yielding f/6.4)
Mount Paramount MyT
Exposure 140 min (14 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other Magnitude 7.2 nebula with 20 stars; constellation Cygnus; 9.0 arc minutes in size.
IC5146 The Cocoon Nebula
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