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NGC 6726 in Corona Australis

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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2015-10-09 + 10 + 11
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Astro Physics 305mm f3.8 RHA
Astro Physics AP1200GTO
L 22x6 min, RGB 6x6 min each
04h 00min
Camera:
FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
Reflection nebula
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CrA
500 light years
9’
NGC 6726 is one of several blue reflection nebulae which are embedded in the CrA Molecular Complex, which stretches for about 8° x 3°, over the constellations of Corona Australis and Sagittarius. The densest area of this molecular cloud, with about 1.5 square degrees, is called Bernes 157. Be 157 is situated about 500 light years from us.
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