The Cocoon Nebula, (my nickname is the Brains)
IC 5146 is a reflection/emission nebula and Caldwell object that is 3200 light years away in the constellation Cygnus.
The Cocoon Nebula span about 30 light years across.

This is a 5 hour exposure with my C6 F5 Newtonian Telescope & QHY183M cooled Monochrome Cmos Camera, A bi-color Narrow Band Image HA + OIII image,
tracking on a Bisque MyT Robotic Mount. Captured on 10-02-2019 from my backyard observatory in Dayton, Ohio.

Best Regards,

John Chumack