Corona Australis Field

- a Milky Way star field located between e CrA and g CrA featuring the globular cluster NGC 6723 (~28,000 ly distant) , blue reflection nebulae NGC 6729, NGC 6726,7 (~500ly), IC 4812, the dark nebula Be157 and extensive clouds of dust and gas.

 

Camera: SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters Scope: Takahashi TOA-130, f=730mm, f5.6 (fov ~2.8x2)
Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2 Guiding: External (E-finder)
Filters/Exposures: L:R:G:B = 9x10:4x10:4x10:4x10min3h30m Location: LMDSS Heathcote, Victoria, Australia
Date: October 2010 Processing: CCDStack2, MIRA AL8 and Photoshop CS5 (re-processed April 2012)