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Sh2-82 / Little Cocoon

Classification: Emission Nebula, Reflection Nebula Sh2-82, LBN-129
Constellation: Sagitta (Sge)
Object Location: Ra 19h 31m 22s Dec +18° 19’05” (current)
Size & Distance: 7 x 7 Apx 3600 light years

Date & Location: 08-12-2023 Lockwood Observatory, Descanso,CA.
Exposure: LRGB 40, 30, 30, 30, L-4x10, RGB 3x10 ea (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO110FL w/ TEC FF @ f/5.74, 631mm, FLI-Atlas focuser.
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTOCP4 / ATS 8x36 Pier.
Camera: FLI-MLx694 @-25c / FLI CFW1-8 / Guided by ZWO 174mini / w OAG.
Filters: Chroma 50mm LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6.11, Photoshop CC, Topaz Studio.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, No wind, Temp low 60’s
Image Field of view is 66x53 arcmin. Image Scale 1.48 arcsec/pix

Sh2-82 Also known as the little cocoon nebula. It’s big brother is the Cocoon Nebula, Sh2-125. Also in the field are LBN 725 and LBN 727.