Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
M8  THE LAGOON NEBULA, 



    
        

            Alfredo Vargas
M8  THE LAGOON NEBULA
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M8 THE LAGOON NEBULA

M8  THE LAGOON NEBULA, 



    
        

            Alfredo Vargas
M8  THE LAGOON NEBULA
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M8 THE LAGOON NEBULA

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor

Imaging cameras: CANNON 1100D

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASTROTECH 60mm PHOTOGUIDE REFRACTOR

Guiding cameras: Q5L-II-M

Software: StarSpikes Pro 4  ·  BACYARD EOS  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.4  ·  ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS 10

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2 inch


Dates:Aug. 19, 2016

Frames: 28x120" (56')

Integration: 56'

Avg. Moon age: 15.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.42%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1832889

RA center: 18h 4' 11"

DEC center: -24° 20' 49"

Pixel scale: 2.207 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.243 degrees

Field radius: 0.815 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1166

Data source: Backyard

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M8  THE LAGOON NEBULA, 



    
        

            Alfredo Vargas