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

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 90/600 Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: Canon 60d mod

Mounts: HEQ5 Pro SynScan

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar guider (mono)

Focal reducers: TS-Flattener 2,5"

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Backyard EOS 3.0

Filters: Hutech Hutec IDAS LPS-D1

Accessory: Lacerta Off Axis Guider


Dates:July 23, 2014

Frames: 15x600"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.70%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 340678

RA center: 18h 4' 16"

DEC center: -24° 18' 28"

Pixel scale: 2.919 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -174.151 degrees

Field radius: 0.806 degrees


Resolution: 620x349

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Ruud de Vries