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Contains:  Hourglass nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 20, M 21, M 8, NGC 6514, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, NGC 6531, NGC 6544, NGC 6546, The star 4Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, Trifid nebula
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M8 & M20 Widefield, 


            Andrew Riley
M8 & M20 Widefield
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M8 & M20 Widefield

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Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher ED80 Refractor Skywatcher ED80 Black Diamond

Imaging camera:Canon 70D

Mount:SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescope or lens:ZWO 60/280 Guiderscope

Guiding camera:ASI120MC-S

Focal reducer:GSO x0.75

Software:Photoshop CCDSS Deepsky Stacker

Filter:Astronomik EOS clip UHC-E

Dates:July 20, 2015

Frames: 9x180"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.94%

Basic astrometry details job: 707165

RA center: 18h 3' 43"

DEC center: -23° 36' 46"

Pixel scale: 8.524 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.842 degrees

Field radius: 1.707 degrees

Resolution: 1200x799

Locations: Backyard, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia

Data source: Backyard


Widefield view of M8 (Lagoon) and M20 (trifid) nebulae in Sagitarius.



Andrew Riley
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M8 & M20 Widefield, 


            Andrew Riley