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Contains:  NGC 6544, NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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The Lagoon Nebula  M 8, 


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The Lagoon Nebula  M 8

The Lagoon Nebula M 8

Technical card

Resolution: 2216x1674

Dates:Sept. 7, 2016

Frames:Baader Ha 7 nm: 4x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.53% job: 1232287

RA center: 270.896 degrees

DEC center: -24.381 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.111 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.138 degrees

Field radius: 1.585 degrees

Locations: My Roof Observatroy, Bergkamen, NRW, Germany


M 8 captured only 10 degrees above the horizon!



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  • The Lagoon Nebula  M 8, 


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    The Lagoon Nebula  M 8, 


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The Lagoon Nebula  M 8, 


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