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Observation by John Mallett: Cacoon Nebula

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John Mallett


John Mallett


2016 Nov 27 - 14:37


2016 Nov 27 - 14:37

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Field centre

RA: 21h53m
Dec: +47°15'
Position angle: +178°52'

Field size

0°26' × 0°21'

  • 8 inch RC Astrograph
  • Alt Eq6 pro - EQMOD
  • WO Guidescope with Orion SAGpro
  • Trius H694
  • Obs Manager 9.10 - Astroart5

Hewelsfield Glos

Target name

Cacoon Nebula


Cacoon Nebula

About this image

Sent to the NASA site.. Nice image of a quite difficult nebula.  Could do a wide field image to show dust lanes better.

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