IC 4592

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Object data of IC4592

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 60' x 40'
Constellation: Sco
Distance: 400 Ly
Notes: IC 4592 (also known as the Blue Horsehead Nebula) is a reflection nebula in the constellation Scorpius that is lit by Nu Scorpii.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-07-24
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Baader APO 95/560 CaF2 Travel Companion
Camera: Nikon D810A (ISO800)
Mount: 10micron GM1000 HPS
Exposure time: 18x6min
Exposure time total: 1h 48min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis