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Re: [ccd-newastro] IC 5146 - The Cocoon Nebula

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  • Neil Fleming
    Very well done, Bernard!    ...Neil   www.flemingastrophotography.com  Direct from Boston - brilliant diamonds in pea soup Also check out the
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      Very well done, Bernard!

         ...Neil
       
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      >From: Bernard Miller <bgmiller011@...>
      >To: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Thursday, September 1, 2011 12:44 AM
      >Subject: [ccd-newastro] IC 5146 - The Cocoon Nebula
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      >I finally got a break in the clouds and was able to nab a couple of
      >pictures. The link below shows IC 5146, also known as the Cocoon Nebula. It
      >is both a reflection and an emission nebula about 3300 light years away in
      >the constellation of Cygnus. You can also see the dark nebula Barnard 168
      >which surrounds the nebula and forms a dark trailing cloud extending to the
      >west of the nebula (to the right in the picture).
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      >http://www.azstarman.net/IC5146_CROP.htm
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      >http://www.azstarman.net/IC5146.htm
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