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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 21, NGC 6531, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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M8 and M20, 


            Scott Denning
M8 and M20

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Borg 71FL

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY12

Mount:Astro-Physics AP 400

Guiding telescope or lens:Borg Mini 50mm Guidescope

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Focal reducer:Borg 1.08 x flattener

Software:PixInsightMaxim DL

Resolution: 3080x4612 job: 107781

RA center: 270.769 degrees

DEC center: -23.553 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.367 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 166.897 degrees

Field radius: 1.823 degrees

Locations: Mountain Cabin, Centennial, WY, United States


M8 and M20 from Medicine Bow Mountains August 2013. Had a lot of difficulty with focusing software.



Scott Denning
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M8 and M20, 


            Scott Denning