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Contains:  NGC 6726, NGC 6723, The star εCrA
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NGC 6726 in Corona Australis

Technical card

Resolution: 4500x3600

Frames:
Finger Lakes Instruments Blue: 16x900"
Finger Lakes Instruments Green: 16x900"
Finger Lakes Instruments Luminance: 16x900"
Finger Lakes Instruments Red: 23x900"

Integration: 17.8 hours

Astrometry.net job: 3093341

RA center: 19h 1' 46"

DEC center: -36° 58' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.129 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 7.313 degrees

Field radius: 0.903

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

Another absolutely stunning target I have always loved that was pretty much inaccessible from the Northern Hemisphere. This target actually reminds me *a lot* of NGC 1333. It's a very dusty area, with a nice reflection nebulae right in the center with a bunch of very faint Ha tendrils hanging out. The main difference though is the stunning star cluster (NGC 6723) which is filled with a unreal combination of colorful stars. Just a treat to sit with this one for hours and process. Dark nebulae have always been a struggle for me, but this target can even make my shoddy processing look decent!

Clear skies!

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matherneconnor
Connor Matherne
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NGC 6726 in Corona Australis, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne