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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, The star 4Sgr
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            Jim Morse
M8

M8

Technical card

Resolution: 5744x4088

Dates:July 17, 2015

Frames: 60x120"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.10%

Astrometry.net job: 711019

RA center: 270.937 degrees

DEC center: -24.380 degrees

Orientation: -174.051 degrees

Field radius: 1.250 degrees

Locations: Houston Astronomical Society Dark Sky Site, Columbus, Texas, United States

Description

I backed off on the intense sharpening which was making the background very plasticy. This is a better balanced image.

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Jim Morse
License: Attribution Creative Commons
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