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Contains:  Hourglass nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 20, M 8, NGC 6514, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, NGC 6546, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, Trifid nebula
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Messier 8 though Messier 20, 


            Miles Zhou
Messier 8 though Messier 20
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Messier 8 though Messier 20

Technical card

Dates:June 20, 2017June 23, 2017

Astrodon 5nm Halpha: 24x600" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB: 18x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon luminance filter: 12x600" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.53%

Basic astrometry details job: 1909184

RA center: 18h 4' 4"

DEC center: -23° 44' 45"

Pixel scale: 1.661 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.763 degrees

Field radius: 1.245 degrees

Resolution: 3546x4068

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


The area from Messier 8 through Messier 20 in the summer Milky Way. LHGB composition with star color removed.



Miles Zhou
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Messier 8 though Messier 20, 


            Miles Zhou

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