Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  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 and M20, 



    
        

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M8 and M20

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M8 and M20, 



    
        

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M8 and M20

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Kson ED80

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-x

Mounts: Tasco EQ-2

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener

Filters: Lumicon Deep Sky 2"


Dates:July 20, 2012

Frames: 20x180" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 1.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 132356

RA center: 18h 3' 26"

DEC center: -23° 41' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.582 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.608 degrees

Field radius: 1.833 degrees


Resolution: 4264x2821

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M8 and M20, 



    
        

            Kevin Parker