"Beautiful Universe 2012"  Sky Publishing. October 2011

Cover photo "RASC Observer's Handbook" 2020

Paul Mortfield


  Title The Cocoon
  Photo Credit: Paul Mortfield
  Object: Cocoon Nebula
  Date: August 2008
  Location: Sierra Remote Observatories California
  Telescope: RCOS 16" f/8.9
  Camera: Apogee U16M with AstroDon Gen2 Filters
  Wavelengths: LRGB
  Exposure Time: 7.5 hours
  Notes: Of note are the brown colored interstellar dust regions which in some parts of the image is so dense blocking the light from many stars behind it.