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Contains:  NGC 6544, NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula - NGC 6523 - LBN 25, 


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

M8 - Lagoon Nebula - NGC 6523 - LBN 25

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Pentax 75 SDHF

Imaging camera:ATIK 4000M

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ6 DA1

Guiding telescope or lens:Antares Saturno 114/1000

Guiding camera:Imaging Source DMK21AU04.AS

Filter:Astronomik Ha 12nm 2"

Resolution: 2047x2047

Dates:July 16, 2009

Frames: 9x600"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.44% job: 532188

RA center: 271.046 degrees

DEC center: -24.236 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.035 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.852 degrees

Field radius: 1.220 degrees


Lagoon Nebula, Messier 8. Bright Nebula in Sagitarius.

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



Andrea Santagada
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M8 - Lagoon Nebula - NGC 6523 - LBN 25, 


            Andrea Santagada