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Contains:  Hourglass nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 20, M 8, NGC 6514, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, Trifid nebula
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Trifid & Lagoon Nebula, 


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Trifid & Lagoon Nebula
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Trifid & Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron C11 Edge HD

Imaging camera:Canon SL1


Guiding camera:ZWO ASI120MM-S

Focal reducer:Starizona HyperStar

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight BackyardEOS

Dates:Aug. 13, 2015

Frames: 26x30" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.23%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2393794

RA center: 18h 4' 2"

DEC center: -23° 46' 33"

Pixel scale: 1.590 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.711 degrees

Field radius: 1.352 degrees

Resolution: 5103x3381

Locations: Mano Prieto Observatory, Fort Davis, Texas, United States


One of the few images we could get in Fort Davis during our four day trip to West Texas.

Thanks to Tom Harrison for his hospitality at his home observatory.



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Trifid & Lagoon Nebula, 


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