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Contains:  11 Sgr, 4 Sgr, 7 Sgr, 9 Sgr, B296, B302, B303, B85, B88, B89, B91, Hourglass nebula, IC 1274, IC 1275, IC 4684, IC 4685, IC1274, IC1275, IC4684, IC4685, Lagoon nebula, M 20, M 8, M20, M8, NGC 6514, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, NGC 6544, NGC 6546, NGC 6559, NGC6526, NGC6530, NGC6544, NGC6546, NGC6559, PK005-01.1, PK005-02.1, PK005-02.2, PK006+00.1, PK006-02.1, Sh2-25, Sh2-26, Sh2-28, Sh2-29, Sh2-30, Sh2-31, Sh2-32, The star 11Sgr, The star 4Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, Trifid nebula
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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae M8 & M20, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel
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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae M8 & M20

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Teleskop-Service Imaging Star71

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 600D

Mounts:Fornax Mounts Fornax 51

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras:Lacerta MGEN

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsightFitsworkAdobe Photoshop 5 CSDeepSkyStacker


Dates:Aug. 9, 2015

16x300" ISO1600
11x60" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.85%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 5.00 job: 3274440

RA center: 18h 4' 37"

DEC center: -23° 58' 51"

Pixel scale: 5.070 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 26.952 degrees

Field radius: 2.111 degrees

Resolution: 2481x1681

Locations: Tivoli / Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller


Made here at farm Tivoli / Namibia:



Hartmuth Kintzel
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae M8 & M20, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel
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    Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae M8 & M20, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel

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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae M8 & M20, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel