Cocoon Nebula is an
emission nebula / reflection in the constellation
Cygnus. It is located at a distance of about 4000
light years from Earth and a star cluster at its
center is the source of cosmic energy of the whole
show. A blue reflection nebula and dark
nebula creates a kaleidoscope of colors. Has a size 15
light years in diameter and seen from the ground is
dark nebula Barnard 168.
inseparable from dust and its surrounding cluster is
projected westward forming a long tail of a few
degrees. Behind it there are nebulae clouds
of hydrogen that become visible only after a very long
Due to light pollution pervasive in Europe,
photographing nebulae with the brightness so small
surface with each
passing year becomes more difficult.
The initial plan in 2014 was to bring all catches of
the places with the black sky accessible to me.
tightens seemed too heavy but rather than
abandon the project, we extended the period of
Thus the acquisition we did in 2014 and 2015 period
where I did about 5000km to the best picture sky from
42.5 hours are 5 channels of which are Ha 29.5h.