Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
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The Lagoon Nebula (M 8), 



    
        

            Alex Roberts
The Lagoon Nebula (M 8)
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 10" f/3.9 Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-1

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider Pro

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  Lightroom  ·  Pixinsight Core version 1.8  ·  PHD2.6.3dev7

Accessory: Baader Planetarium Multi Purpose Coma Corrector 2" MPCC


Dates:Sept. 1, 2016

Frames: 32x180"

Integration: 1.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1725235

RA center: 18h 4' 11"

DEC center: -24° 19' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.000 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 353.557 degrees

Field radius: 0.782 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1317

Locations: Mt. Pinos Nordic Base, Frazier Park, California, United States

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