NGC 6559 and Surrounding Dark Lanes | Bryan Cogdell

Bryan Cogdell
Location of photo
Aidin, CA
Date/Time of photo
July 6th and 7th, 2013
Astro-Physics 130GT F/6.3 Refractor Astro-Physics 900GTO Mount Orion Parsec 8300M + LRGB Filters 13 x 8 min L, 6 x 8min each RGB 2×2
The nebula complex around NGC 6559 sits next to its brighter Lagoon Nebula neighbor in Sagittarius. Mixed with emission, reflection, and dark nebula amidst a dense star field, this area has a rich diversity of color and detail.
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