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 in Sagittarius, 



    
        

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M8 - Lagoon nebula in Sagittarius
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M8 - Lagoon nebula in Sagittarius

M8 - Lagoon nebula in Sagittarius, 



    
        

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M8 - Lagoon nebula in Sagittarius
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M8 - Lagoon nebula in Sagittarius

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/8 RC

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: 10 Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67 reducer

Software: PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5


Dates:July 21, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 7x480" (56') bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 7x480" (56') bin 2x2
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 10x900" (2h 30') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 7x480" (56') bin 2x2

Integration: 5h 18'

Avg. Moon age: 24.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.84%

Mean FWHM: 3.50


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 333668

RA center: 18h04m04s.8

DEC center: -24°1926

Pixel scale: 0.992 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.648 degrees

Field radius: 0.564 degrees


Resolution: 3270x2460

Locations: AstroCamp remote observatory, Nerpio, Spain

Description

In collaboration with my friends Alberto, Fabio and Samuele. (19 - 21 July 2014)

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M8 - Lagoon nebula in Sagittarius, 



    
        

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