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Observation by Loyd Overcash: Reflection Nebulae NGC 6726, 27 and 29

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Loyd Overcash

Observed

2021 Aug 09 - 18:00

Uploaded

2021 Sep 25 - 09:04

Objects

NGC6726

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Constellation

Corona Australis

Field centre

RA: 19h01m
Dec: -36°54'
Position angle: -87°58'

Field size

2°27' × 1°37'

Equipment
  • 11" Celestron HyperStar at f2
  • ZWO 2600mcp camera
Exposure

60mins in 3min sub frames

Location

Fort Davis, Texas, USA

Target name

NGC 6726

Title

Reflection Nebulae NGC 6726, 27 and 29

About this image

We have featured Loyd's images before and this one was taken using his f/2 fastar set up.  These interesting reflection nebulae in Corona Australis were discovered in 1861 by Johann Schmidt.  The globular cluster NGC 6723 lies close by.

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