NGC 6589

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NGC 6589
Reflection nebula
N6590s
NGC 6589 is the rightmost blue nebula in this image. Also in this image is NGC 6590 (left) and IC 1284 (above)
Observation data: J2000.0 epoch
Right ascension 18h 16m 55.4s[1]
Declination−19° 46′ 38″[1]
Apparent dimensions (V)5.0' × 3.0'[2]
ConstellationSagittarius
DesignationsIC 4690, IRAS 18138-1954, DG 149, LBN 011.53-01.63, Ced 157a[3]
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 6589 is a reflection nebula located in the constellation of Sagittarius, and it was discovered by Truman Safford on August 28, 1867.[2] In August 1905, Edward Barnard listed it as IC 4690.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 6589. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "New General Catalog Objects 6550 - 6599". Cseligman. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "NGC 6589". Simbad. Retrieved December 21, 2016.