IC 4592  -  Wide field

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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: 2014-02-25
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Camera: EOS6D (ISO1600)
Mount: Astrotrac TT320X
Exposure time: 73x2min
Exposure time total: 2h26min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl