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Cocoon-Nebula
The Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146) is a giant stellar nursery in Cygnus. Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona
In the July issue of Astronomy, Michael Covington wrote “Shoot the Sun, Moon, and planets.” This story was the fifth and last in his astrophotography series aimed at beginning amateur astronomers.

In case you missed any of the previous installments, we’ve posted them online at Astronomy.com. You’ll find them in PDF form below.

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