ContentThis image was taken with the Hyperstar 3 equipped Nexstar 11GPS on 7/31/09 under the relatively dark skies of Dewey, AZ. The Cacoon Nebula is 3300 light years away and lies within the dark nebula, Barnard 168.
The camera used was the modified Canon Rebel 1000xs. This image is a stack of about a hundred 20-second ISO-1600 subs stacked in Nebulosity 2.
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