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Lagoon Nebula (July 2016), 



    
        

            Steve Cross
Lagoon Nebula (July 2016)
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Lagoon Nebula (July 2016)

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Lagoon Nebula (July 2016), 



    
        

            Steve Cross
Lagoon Nebula (July 2016)
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Lagoon Nebula (July 2016)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Focal reducers: celestron 6.3 Focal reducer

Software: BackyardEOS  ·  MLUnsold Digital Imaging Images Plus

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter


Dates:July 30, 2016

Frames:Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 157x45" (1h 57' 45") ISO1600

Integration: 1h 57' 45"

Darks: 20

Flats: 12

Bias: 20

Avg. Moon age: 25.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1537536

RA center: 18h03m48s.10

DEC center: -24°1850

Pixel scale: 0.757 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.027 degrees

Field radius: 0.559 degrees


Resolution: 4420x2947

Locations: Home Observatory, Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Description

This was one of my first astro images I successfully captured. This was captured unguided. I like to include this to see where I started out at.

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Lagoon Nebula (July 2016), 



    
        

            Steve Cross