Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  IC 1274  ·  IC 1275  ·  IC 4685  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  M 23  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6469  ·  NGC 6494  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6531  ·  NGC 6544  ·  NGC 6546  ·  NGC 6553  ·  NGC 6559  ·  NGC 6568  ·  Part of the constellation Aquila (Aql)  ·  The star 11Sgr  ·  The star 14Sgr  ·  The star 15Sgr  ·  The star 16Sgr  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  The star εAql  ·  And 3 more.
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon Nikkor 135mm f/3.5 (Pre-AI)

Imaging cameras: Nikon D70s

Mounts: Vixen New Polaris

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Artisanal T150/750 in Vixen casing and slide focuser

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker


Dates:Aug. 4, 2011

Frames: 20x30" (10') bin 1x1

Integration: 10'

Avg. Moon age: 5.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.04%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 168213

RA center: 18h 2' 48"

DEC center: -23° 1' 22"

Pixel scale: 16.514 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.398 degrees

Field radius: 5.423 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1261

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