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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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Messier 8, 


            Robert Meixner
Messier 8

Messier 8

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron CPC 1100 GPS

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 1000da

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron 80/600 Refractor

Focal reducer:Starizona Hyperstar 3 for C11

Software:Adobe Photoshop CS5DeepSkyStacker

Accessory:Lacerta MGEN2 mit 8x50Sucher

Resolution: 3906x2602

Dates:Aug. 5, 2015

Frames: 30x240"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.65% job: 850029

RA center: 270.694 degrees

DEC center: -24.180 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.799 degrees

Field radius: 1.378 degrees

Locations: Heimsternwarte , Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria


Erster Versuch mit vollem Remote-Betrieb der Sternwarte.



Robert Meixner
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 8, 


            Robert Meixner