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Sh2-54 (RCW 167) & NGC 6604

Sh2-54 (RCW 167) & NGC 6604

Sh2-54 is an extended bright nebula in the constellation of Serpens that belongs to an extended nebulosity that includes also the Eagle Nebula and the Omega Nebula. The older star population in this region has an average age of 4-5 millions years, and its components are grouped in the open cluster NGC 6604.

Apo TEC140 (140/f7.2) - FLI Proline 16803 - Ha (720m) L (210m) R (150m) G (120m) B (120m) - Warrumbungle Observatory, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia