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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, 


            Jerry Huang
    M8 The Lagoon Nebula

    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


    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
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 


            Jerry Huang