Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  Trifid nebula
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The Trifid (M20) and Lagoon (M8) Nebulae, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Trifid (M20) and Lagoon (M8) Nebulae
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The Trifid (M20) and Lagoon (M8) Nebulae

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The Trifid (M20) and Lagoon (M8) Nebulae, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
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The Trifid (M20) and Lagoon (M8) Nebulae

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Home built 6-inch f/4 Newt

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS SL1

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena Astro 50mm f/3.9 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ASI224MC

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Accessory: Baader Mark-III MPCC Coma Corrector


Dates:Aug. 26, 2016

Frames: 21x180" ISO1600

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 23.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1796476

RA center: 18h 4' 9"

DEC center: -23° 43' 19"

Pixel scale: 2.800 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.417 degrees

Field radius: 1.266 degrees


Resolution: 2708x1808

Data source: Traveller

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The Trifid (M20) and Lagoon (M8) Nebulae, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia