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 6544  ·  NGC 6546  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  Trifid nebula
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M8 M20 OIII Mosaic, 



    
        

            Ian Parr
M8 M20 OIII Mosaic
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M8 M20 OIII Mosaic

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M8 M20 OIII Mosaic, 



    
        

            Ian Parr
M8 M20 OIII Mosaic
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M8 M20 OIII Mosaic

Technical card

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 wsg-8

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: Autopano Giga  ·  Sequence Generator Pro, PHD2, Pixinsight  ·  Photoshop CS5

Filters: Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm


Dates:June 20, 2016

Frames: 18x300"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 100.00%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1669856

RA center: 18h 4' 41"

DEC center: -23° 52' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.147 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.504 degrees

Field radius: 1.589 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1001

Locations: Home Balcony, Freshwater, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

6 x 3 x 300s OIII Mosaic Panel of The Lagooon (M8) and M20 (The Triffid) from my Balcony
last winter. Looking forward to trying again this winter with a lot more data.

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M8 M20 OIII Mosaic, 



    
        

            Ian Parr