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NGC6559 and friends

NGC6559 and friends

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.

Mount: Astrophysics Mach1 GTO
Guiding: TS-OAG9 / Lodestar
Camera: ATIK 383L+ Mono
Filters: Baader L-R-G-B-HA
Total Exposure: 4h
Subexposures: LRGB 3min, Ha 10min
Location: Mt Parnon & Gythio Greece