Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
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M 8

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron FirstScope

Imaging cameras: Canon T3 UNMODDED T3


Dates:June 5, 2015

Frames: 20x30" (10')

Integration: 10'

Avg. Moon age: 17.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.65%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 664580

RA center: 18h 4' 3"

DEC center: -24° 23' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.180 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.799 degrees

Field radius: 0.383 degrees


Resolution: 620x659

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