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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr
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M8 - The Lagoon Nebula, 


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M8 - The Lagoon Nebula

M8 - The Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave CDK 12,5'' 12.5 CDK

Mount:apt1200gto AP1200

Guiding camera:QSI 583wsg

Software:CCD Autopilot 5

Resolution: 1500x1113

Dates:June 12, 2012

Frames: 25x600"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.80% job: 1511937

RA center: 271.021 degrees

DEC center: -24.382 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.953 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.862 degrees

Field radius: 0.247 degrees

Locations: ImagingInfinity Observatory, Bethune, SC, United States


The center portion of M8.



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M8 - The Lagoon Nebula, 


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