Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
A deep lagoon, 



    
        

            Mike Miller
A deep lagoon
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A deep lagoon

A deep lagoon, 



    
        

            Mike Miller
A deep lagoon
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A deep lagoon

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 16 RCOS

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX 16803

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 1600 with encoders

Software: photoshop  ·  DC-3 Dreams ACP  ·  PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 RC7  ·  MaxIm DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon E-series LRGB  ·  OIII  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm


Dates:Aug. 2, 2016Aug. 22, 2016Aug. 23, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon E-series LRGB: 16x900" (4h) bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 18x1800" (9h) bin 1x1
OIII: 8x1800" (4h) bin 1x1

Integration: 17h

Avg. Moon age: 22.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.21%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1209139

RA center: 18h04m08s.4

DEC center: -24°1926

Pixel scale: 0.781 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.847 degrees

Field radius: 0.490 degrees


Resolution: 3787x2455

Locations: Sierra Remote Obsevatories, Auberry, California, United States

Description

M 8 shot as a 2 panel mosaic blending Ha and OIII with LRGB

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A deep lagoon, 



    
        

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