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Contains:  IC 1275, NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 4685, IC 4684, NGC 6544, NGC 6546, NGC 6530, M 21, NGC 6531, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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Lagoon (M8) And Trifid (M20) Mosaic, 


Lagoon (M8) And Trifid (M20) Mosaic

Technical card

Resolution: 1920x1538

Dates:May 3, 2014

Frames: 120x90"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.96% job: 484700

RA center: 271.321 degrees

DEC center: -23.609 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.714 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.851 degrees

Field radius: 1.953 degrees


Taken on holiday in Fuerteventura on the 03 May 2014.

A 2 panel mosaic (my first attempt at a mosaic). This was more accidental than planned, only after I had processed the two did I realise that there was (almost) enough overlap to do a 2 panel mosaic.

Baader Modified Canon 650D with Canon 500mm f/4 L IS lens @ ISO800.
AstroTrac TT320X-AG (Unguided).

60x 90 second lights for each panel
20x Darks
20x Flats
20x Bias



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Lagoon (M8) And Trifid (M20) Mosaic,