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Gum 85 in Serpens

 
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Aug 29, 2017 23:13 |  #1

First processed deep sky image from Queensland Astrofest last week. Gum 85 and friends (Gum 84 the larger emission region, and NGC6604 open cluster just to the south). Not often imaged, I suspect due to M16 (the Eagle Nebula) being so close just out of frame to the south.

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Sep 17, 2017 02:19 |  #2

troypiggo wrote in post #18440484 (external link)
............... Gum 85 and friends (Gum 84 the larger emission region, and NGC6604 open cluster just to the south). Not often imaged..........

I havent even heard of it before, will be one to add to the list of potential targets :)

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