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C19 Cocoon nebula

Caldwell 19 (IC 5146) Cocoon Nebula

Maybe it should be called the 'Stag Nebula' or 'Unicorn Nebula' ? Of course the real name is due to the dark cloud that surrounds the nebula. This cloud is quite extensive and continues beyond the top left corner.

 CCD Camera SBig 2000 xme
 Telescope 250mm F4.8 Newtonian Reflector with MPCC coma corrector
 Mount Losmandy G11

 Date 10th September 2007
 Exposure 24x300s Luminance, 12x130s R, 12x59s G, 12x82s B
 Software CCDStack