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

Astrometry.net 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

Description

The center portion of M8.

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M8 - The Lagoon Nebula, Hap Griffin