IC5146 is an emission nebulosity in Cygnus, better known as Cocoon Nebula. It lies at the end of a network of dark nebulae, of which the biggest is B168.
- Exposure : one 40 min. negative scanned with Polaroid Sprintscan 35+ and enhanced with Photoshop 4.0
- Telescope : Takahashi FS-102 at F/6 with focal reducer on a Losmandy G11
- Guiding : ST4 on a Vixen 80/910mm.
- Film : unhypered Kodak Multispeed PJM-2
- Location : Piano di Nivolet (Val d'Aosta) - 2600mt. height
- Date : July 16, 1999