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m8 (Lagoon Nebula), 


            Jean-Marie Locci
m8 (Lagoon Nebula)
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m8 (Lagoon Nebula)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Borel-Simon PowerNewt 8" f/2.8

Imaging cameras: QSI 583 wsg

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Borel-Simon PowerNewt 8" f/2.8

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Borel-Simon Coma Corrector

Software: CCDStack  ·  Maxim DL  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  photoshop

Filters: Luminance  ·  Astrodon RGB filter set  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm

Accessory: Sky-Watcher SW Electric Focuser

Dates:May 21, 2012

Ha: 8x180" -15C bin 2x2
Luminance: 8x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB filter set: 24x180" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~16

Bias: ~16

Avg. Moon age: 0.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.24%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 8.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 144464

RA center: 18h 4' 10"

DEC center: -24° 18' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.815 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 104.444 degrees

Field radius: 1.050 degrees

Resolution: 4770x3178

Locations: Dark site, Wagin, WA, Australia

Data source: Traveller



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m8 (Lagoon Nebula), 


            Jean-Marie Locci