The star formation region NGC 6559 in the constellation of Sagittarius

This chart shows the location of the glowing clouds of the star formation region NGC 6559 in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer). All the stars visible with the unaided eye on a clear and dark night are shown and NGC 6559 is marked with a red circle. It is a small part of a rich region of star formation and glowing clouds.

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1320b
Type:Chart
Release date:2 May 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1320
Size:3338 x 4268 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6559
Type:Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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