M24 star cloud in Sagittarius

IC1284, NGC6589

IC1284 is the red emission nebula in the upper left center of the photograph. NGC6589 is the bright blue reflection nebula on the upper right of the photograph. These nebula located in the constellation of Sagittarius near the M24.

Imaging information

Optics: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED, MS5 Mount

Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM, Astronomik Type2C LRGBfilter

Exposure: L=10minutes x 8, R=G=B=20minutes

Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS

Location: Kami village Nagano Prefecture, 2006

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