Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: IC 5146Other name: OCL 213
RA: 21h 53.4m DEC: +47° 16'
Constellation: CYG
Type: Cluster + nebulosity
Magnitude: 10
Size: 20' x 10'
Number of stars: 20
Brightest star: 9.6
Classification: IV 2 p n
Description: F,L,iR,*9.5 m invl,br + drk masses invl
Notes: Cocoon neb,at end of dark streamer B168
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 13/14.10.2004 23:35
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: UHC
Field: 28'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIIHeight: 67°
Weather: +2°C, windy
Description: Fine emission nebula with sparse open cluster of 10-12 mag stars. Three brighter patches in the middle are visible with direct vision. Almost the whole 28' field is full of fainter nebulosity with averted vision. The nebula is generally N-S oriented, brighter overhang in west edge.
Updated: 22.10.2004 14:45