Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6531  ·  NGC 6546  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  Trifid nebula
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Messier 8 - NGC6523 - Lagoon Nebula and Cluster, Messier 20 - NGC6514 - Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Geoff Scott
Messier 8 - NGC6523 - Lagoon Nebula and Cluster, Messier 20 - NGC6514 - Trifid Nebula
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Messier 8 - NGC6523 - Lagoon Nebula and Cluster, Messier 20 - NGC6514 - Trifid Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Apogee OrthoStar LOMO 80/480

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ-6 Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA ShortTube 80

Guiding cameras: Orion USA Star Shoot Auto Guider

Focal reducers: Hotech SCA Field Flattener

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  EQASCOM  ·  Andy's Shotglass StarTarg  ·  Imaginova Starry Night Pro  ·  PHD  ·  EOS Utility

Filters: HUTECH IDAS LPS P2


Dates:April 1, 2011

Frames: 16x180" (48') ISO800

Integration: 48'

Darks: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 27.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.97%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 150635

RA center: 18h 3' 34"

DEC center: -23° 35' 42"

Pixel scale: 2.461 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.154 degrees

Field radius: 1.604 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Willetton, Willetton, Western Australia, Australia

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Messier 8 - NGC6523 - Lagoon Nebula and Cluster, Messier 20 - NGC6514 - Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Geoff Scott