Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Corona Australis (CrA)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6723  ·  NGC 6726  ·  Part of the constellation Corona Austrina (CrA)  ·  The star γCrA  ·  The star εCrA
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Reflection Nebula in Corona Australis, with NGC6723 and friends..., 



    
        

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Reflection Nebula in Corona Australis, with NGC6723 and friends...
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Reflection Nebula in Corona Australis, with NGC6723 and friends...

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ORION 8" f3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon DSLR 5DmkIII

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX Celestron AVX GEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Software: Nebulosity 3.1.X  ·  PixInsight PixInsinght  ·  Adobe Lightroom


Dates:March 30, 2014

Frames: 12x300" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 29.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 221855

RA center: 19h03m00s

DEC center: -36°5808

Pixel scale: 3.593 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.553 degrees

Field radius: 1.497 degrees


Resolution: 620x411

Locations: Sutherland dark Skies, Sutherland, Northern Cape, South Africa

Description

Dark cosmic dust spreads across the Corona Australis constellation, with light from hot blue stars reflecting a blue glow. Top right of the image also contains NGC6723, a globular cluster in Sagittarius.

Imaged with a Canon 5D Mark III (Unmodified) and a Orion 8" Astrograph F/3,9

Read more about the acquisition details on my blog:

www.astrotanja.com/reflection-nebula-in-corona-australis-...

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Reflection Nebula in Corona Australis, with NGC6723 and friends..., 



    
        

            AstroTanja