Clobular Cluster NGC 6520 / Dark Nebula Barnard 50     Schütze / Sagittarius
ngc6520
NGC 6520 is a young open star cluster in the star rich constellation Sagittarius. The above image shows besides this bright open star cluster also the dark nebula Barnard 86. NGC 6520 was born inside this molecular cloud.

Mount Astro-Physics AP1600GTO


Telescope TEC RC 20" f/9 with corrector (f=4492mm)


Camera
FLI PL16803
Filter
Astrodon LRGB
Exposure
Lum  23 x 2min      RGB  6 x 2min
Total
1h 22min

Date
Mar 2014
Location
Hacienda los Andes / Chile

Image acquisition by CEDIC team
(Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis,Wolfgang Leitner und Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl