The Cocoon Nebula


Date:              August 31, 2008

Location:        Seven Sisters Observatory - Manchester MI   

Equipment:    Megrez 90 APO, FFIII, Canon 10D Modified 

Conditions:     good - low humidity - sky dark

Film:               None!  DSLR @ ISO 800    

Exposure:       12 X 600 seconds with 8 X 600 seconds dark frames

Comments:     I am getting better at the Cocoon but I still have a way to go.  This would be better shot at a longer focal length.  This object will remain on my need to improve list.