NGC 6559

Bright and dark nebulae in Sagittarius. Below, a wider view, showing neighbouring features IC 4685, IC 1274, IC 1275 and IC 4684.

See the page M8 et al for a yet-wider view of this region including the neighbouting Lagoon and Trifid nebulae.

11-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope at 1,960mm focal length; astro-modified DSLR camera.