NGC 6559



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Date: 8 June 2011
Location: High Halden, Kent
Exposure: 18 x 5 minutes
Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED on Skywatcher EQ6 mount.
Camera: H-alpha modified Canon EOS 350D
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with QHY5 camera.
Filters: IR/UV + CLS filters
Processing: Stacked in IRIS and asinh range compression applied. Scaled by 2/3
Comments: NGC 6559 adjacent to the Lagoon Nebula (M8) and was approx 12 degrees above the Southern horizon