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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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The Lagoon, 


            Tom Robbe
The Lagoon

The Lagoon

Technical card

Resolution: 2190x1427

Dates:July 28, 2017

Frames: 86x150" ISO2000

Integration: 3.6 hours

Darks: ~52

Flats: ~21

Bias: ~17

Avg. Moon age: 5.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.33%

Temperature: 14.40 job: 1671784

RA center: 271.053 degrees

DEC center: -24.354 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.523 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 164.499 degrees

Field radius: 0.916 degrees

Locations: Home, Sebastopol, CA, United States


Because of its low altitude I gathered frames from 3 nights for the Lagoon Nebula: 7-20-17, 7-21-17 & 7-28-17. Out of 130+ frames I kept 86, a lower percentage than usual. I'm pretty happy with the detail in the result.Thanks for looking.



Tom Robbe
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The Lagoon, 


            Tom Robbe