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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Getting There! with M8, M20 and M21, 


            Miguel Morales
Getting There! with M8, M20 and M21
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Getting There! with M8, M20 and M21

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ

Imaging cameras: Canon T5 Eos 1200D

Mounts: Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  EQMOD EQAscom 1.27L  ·  Cartes Du Ciel  ·  Pixinsight

Dates:July 9, 2016

Frames: 1x360"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.47%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1152210

RA center: 18h 3' 42"

DEC center: -23° 33' 50"

Pixel scale: 12.568 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -94.889 degrees

Field radius: 1.881 degrees

Resolution: 893x604

Locations: Observatory 51, Quebradillas, Puerto Rico


Well I'm starting to make progress with my equipment. Here is an other single exposure, this time tracking is better and I actually included a few Messier objects.

Next is to improve on what I have already accomplished and also to get my Canon camera modified.

Thanks for taking the time to view my limited work.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Getting There! with M8, M20 and M21, 


            Miguel Morales

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