Best of AOP - Diffuse Nebulae

NGC 6590

This reflection and emission nebula is located in the constellation Sagittarius.

Star map is navigable within this page.

Last Updated: 11-Jun-2014

Would you like to take pictures like this? Click here.

Sky Location:

About This Image

Click on image for larger version.

Equipment

20in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/5.5

Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount

SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

LRGB color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 90 minutes binned 1x1

Red = 20 minutes binned 2x2

Green = 20 minutes binned 2x2

Blue = 20 minutes binned 2x2

Minimum credit line: Doug Matthews/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF