Contains: NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr

Image of the day 06/09/2016

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M8 The Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Williams Optics FLT132 Refractor

Imaging camera: Nikon D810A

Mount: Paramount MX

Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi GT-40

Guiding camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Guider

Focal reducer: WILLIAM OPTICS Flattener 68ll

Software: DeepSkyStackerPhotoshop CC

Filter: L-Pro

Resolution: 3000x2258

Dates: May 31, 2016

Frames: 24x300"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.10% job: 1101829

RA center: 270.992 degrees

DEC center: -24.298 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.611 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.078 degrees

Field radius: 0.840 degrees



Jerry Huang

Sky plot

Sky plot


M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 


        Jerry Huang