NGC 6589  +  NGC 6590

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Object data of NGC6589

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 2.6'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Sgr
Distance: 1,700 Ly
Notes: The two small reflection nebulae NGC 6589 and NGC 6590 are embedded in a dusty region of the constellation Sagittarius. In the neighbourhood of these two bluish nebulae one can find a larger red emission nebula, which is named IC 1283 and IC 1284.

North is to the right.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-14 + 2015-10-15
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: TS Imaging Star 100mm f/5.8
Camera: Nikon D810A (ISO 800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: 16x6min
Exposure time total: 1h 36min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis