Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 9Sgr
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NGC 6530

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NGC 6530

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron XLT 9.25

Imaging cameras: Atik Infinity Color

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Focal reducers: f6.3 focal reducer

Software: Photoshop Elements 15  ·  Photoshop CS2  ·  DEEP SKY STACKER  ·  Atik Infinity


Dates:Sept. 4, 2017

Frames: 59x20" (19' 40")

Integration: 19' 40"

Avg. Moon age: 13.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.51%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3274837

RA center: 18h03m51s.4

DEC center: -24°2107

Pixel scale: 1.101 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 167.570 degrees

Field radius: 0.256 degrees


Resolution: 1343x1000

Locations: Home Observatory, Blue Ridge Mts., NC, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 6530 LEGOON NEBULA

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