Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

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M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher ED120 Black Diamond

Imaging cameras: MAGZERO QHY8L 6MPx Color CCD

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Refractor 70/500

Guiding cameras: MagZero MZ-5m

Software: Astroart vers. 5  ·  EZCap vers. 3.2.8


Dates:June 15, 2012

Frames: 3x700" (35')

Integration: 35'

Avg. Moon age: 25.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.85%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 316070

RA center: 18h04m38s.2

DEC center: -24°2728

Pixel scale: 1.780 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.730 degrees

Field radius: 0.890 degrees


Resolution: 620x411

Locations: Piano Battaglia, Petralia Sottana, Palermo, Italy

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

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