NGC 6726 in Corona Australis
Exposure time total:
2015-10-09 + 10 + 11
Astro Physics 305mm f3.8 RHA
Astro Physics AP1200GTO
L 22x6 min, RGB 6x6 min each
FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Image acquisition by CEDIC team
(Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner)
Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
500 light years
NGC 6726 is one of several blue reflection nebulae which are embedded
in the CrA Molecular Complex, which stretches for about 8° x 3°,
over the constellations of Corona Australis and Sagittarius.
The densest area of this molecular cloud, with about 1.5 square degrees,
is called Bernes 157. Be 157 is situated about 500 light years from us.