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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
SkyWatcher ED120 Black Diamond
Imaging Cameras
MAGZERO QHY8L 6MPx Color CCD
Mounts
CGEM DX
Software
Astroart vers. 5 · EZCap vers. 3.2.8
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
SkyWatcher Refractor 70/500
Guiding Cameras
MagZero MZ-5m

Acquisition details

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, 



    
        

            PieroRomano