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Contains:  IC 1275, NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 4685, IC 4684
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NGC 6559 (Region), 


            Israel Barbosa de...
NGC 6559 (Region)

NGC 6559 (Region)

Technical card

Resolution: 7920x5283

Dates:July 22, 2017

Frames: 4x300"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.24% job: 1910173

RA center: 272.436 degrees

DEC center: -23.874 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.551 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.577 degrees

Field radius: 0.729 degrees

Locations: Padre Bernardo , Padre Bernardo , Goiás, Brazil


NGC 6559 is a star forming region located at a distance of about 5000 light-years from Earth, in the constellation of Sagittarius, showing both emission (red) and reflection (bluish) regions.

Source: Wikipedia

This image was captured during the 10th Brazilian Meeting of Astrophotography.

Technical data
4 lights 300s, ISO 800, total integration time: 20 min. Camera Temperature 04 - 19 ºC. No darks, bias or flats applied.



Israel Barbosa de...
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NGC 6559 (Region), 


            Israel Barbosa de...