Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M8 Narrow band (Ha and OIII), 



    
        

            Davide Manca

M8 Narrow band (Ha and OIII)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Imaging cameras: QSI 683WSG

Mounts: Skywatcher N-EQ6 pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: OIII  ·  Astrodon Ha 3nm Tru-Balance

Accessory: Finger Lake Instruments Atlas Focuser


Dates:Aug. 26, 2014Aug. 29, 2014

Frames:
Ha: 4x600" bin 1x1
OIII: 1x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.17%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4099493

RA center: 18h 4' 10"

DEC center: -24° 20' 45"

Orientation: -178.308 degrees

Field radius: 1.029 degrees


Resolution: 620x802

Locations: Merlino, Canossa, RE, Italy

Description

Ha and OIII assembled according to Steve Cannistra's methodology

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

M8 Narrow band (Ha and OIII), 



    
        

            Davide Manca