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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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Lines of light in a swirling Lagoon (M8), 





    
        

            Ben
Lines of light in a swirling Lagoon (M8)

Lines of light in a swirling Lagoon (M8)

Technical card

Resolution: 3750x2899

Dates:July 11, 2019July 12, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 5 nm: 60x120" (gain: 139.00) -15C
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 60x120" (gain: 139.00) -15C
Astrodon SII 3 nm: 60x120" (gain: 139.00) -15C

Integration: 6.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 10.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.44%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 2798394

RA center: 270.955 degrees

DEC center: -24.301 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.980 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 20.032 degrees

Field radius: 0.645 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Just a first straight up SHO combination. Nothing done except calibration, cropping, stacking, some curves transformation and color fiddling. Excited by he result so far, although comments always welcome.

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Brasspoodle
Ben
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B

A bit more of it

C

Processed quite a bit more.

D

Green a little more vibrant

F

Slight colour changes

I

Hopefully more vibrant

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Lines of light in a swirling Lagoon (M8), 





    
        

            Ben