NGC 6726/29 Corona Australis


Details

Corona Australis is a ring shaped constellation of the southern sky. NGC 6726 and NGC 6729 are reflection nebula around stars, that are part of this constellation. Those nebulae are formed due to scattered light of those young blue stars on clouds of interstellar dust (MBM 152 in this case). Other objects in the field are: R Cra, HH101S and HH100S and the globular cluster NGC 6723.


Image Details

Telescope Optics
Takahashi FSQ106ED

Mount
Knopf MK100 + Koch FS2

Camera
Moravian G3-16200

Filters
Baader LRGB

Integration Time
29x600s Lum, 10x600s R, 12x600s G, 11x600s B

Date
August 2019

Conditions
Excellent Sky Conditions

Remarks
The image was published in german astronomy magazin “Sterne und Weltraum”

Object Details

Type of Object
Dark Nebula, reflection Nebula

Constellation
Corona Australis

Location
Kiripotib Guestfarm Namibia