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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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M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 





    
        

            Peter Brackenridge
M8 The Lagoon Nebula

M8 The Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x1144

Dates:April 13, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 50mm 3nm: 15x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance E series II Blue: 20x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance E series II Green: 20x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance E series II Luminance: 40x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance E series II Red: 20x120" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.55%

Astrometry.net job: 2013142

RA center: 270.927 degrees

DEC center: -24.363 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.447 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 62.055 degrees

Field radius: 0.333 degrees

Locations: Wandering Star Observatory, Perth, WA, Australia

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

My first image of the Lagoon Nebula M8.

Lum
R= R + 0.5* Ha
G = G +0.2*Ha
B
Unguided
Once my off axis guider is up and running I hope to take some longer guided exposures.

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peterbrack
Peter Brackenridge
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M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 





    
        

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