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Messier 8, 



    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel
Messier 8
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Messier 8

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 8" Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Orion USA Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 80mm short tube

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  SBIG CCDOps  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  Photoshop CS 2

Filters: Lumicon Deep Sky

Accessory: Astro-Tech Coma Corrector


Dates:June 16, 2014

Frames: 10x300" (50')

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 18.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.60%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 301568

RA center: 18h 3' 24"

DEC center: -24° 21' 36"

Orientation: -120.926 degrees

Field radius: 0.589 degrees


Resolution: 620x591

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