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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            J. Norris
M8 Lagoon Nebula

M8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3326x2504

Dates:July 2, 2016July 7, 2016

Frames:Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series: 25x600" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.2 hours

Darks: ~12

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 15.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 20.77

Temperature: 25.00 job: 1155339

RA center: 270.923 degrees

DEC center: -24.372 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.304 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -35.183 degrees

Field radius: 1.333 degrees

Locations: Natchez Trace State Park, Pin Oak Campground, Wildersville, Tennessee, United States


Lagoon nebula luminance only.



J. Norris
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            J. Norris