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name: cocoon nebula
name (alternate): ic 5146
typ (catalog): reflection nebula (ic)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 21 h 53 m 28.7 s dec: 47 ° 16 ' 1 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 21.89111 dec: 47.26694 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
1 kpc convert this
brightness (visible):
7.20 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
cygnus (cyg) symbolism: the swan
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
image (max. 500kb): click here to view the image
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processing: it's recommended to use: large bright nebula
visible: yes