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M8 - Lagoon Nebula - NGC 6523 - LBN 25, 



    
        

            Andrea Santagada
M8 - Lagoon Nebula - NGC 6523 - LBN 25
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula - NGC 6523 - LBN 25

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Pentax 75 SDHF
Imaging Cameras
ATIK 4000M
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EQ6 DA1
Filters
Astronomik Ha 12nm 2"
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Antares Saturno 114/1000
Guiding Cameras
Imaging Source DMK21AU04.AS

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 16, 2009
Frames:
9×600(1h 30′)
Integration:
1h 30′
Avg. Moon age:
23.24 days
Avg. Moon phase:
38.44%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 532188

RA center: 18h04m11s.0

DEC center: -24°1409

Pixel scale: 3.035 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.852 degrees

Field radius: 1.220 degrees

Resolution: 620x620

File size: 320.1 KB

Description

Lagoon Nebula, Messier 8. Bright Nebula in Sagitarius.

Exposition: 3x600" + 3x1200" Ha - Binning 2x

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M8 - Lagoon Nebula - NGC 6523 - LBN 25, 



    
        

            Andrea Santagada