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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
RCOS 16 RCOS
Imaging Cameras
SBIG STX 16803
Mounts
Astro-Physics AP 1600 with encoders
Filters
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm · Astrodon E-series LRGB · OIII
Software
MaxIm DL Pro 6 · photoshop · DC-3 Dreams ACP · PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Acquisition details

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



    
        

            Mike Miller