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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M8

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher N 150/750 PDS Explorer

Imaging cameras: Nikon D3100

Mounts: CELESTRON CG5 Advanced GT


Dates:June 16, 2015

Frames: 362x60" (6h 2')

Integration: 6h 2'

Avg. Moon age: 29.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 671730

RA center: 18h03m26s.9

DEC center: -24°2324

Pixel scale: 1.379 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.520 degrees

Field radius: 0.916 degrees


Resolution: 620x356

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