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Contains:  IC 1275, NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 4685, IC 4684, NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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A look across the Lagoon - M8

Technical card

Resolution: 3304x2492

Dates:May 24, 2017May 27, 2017May 31, 2017June 5, 2017

Astrodon Blue: 15x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 21x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 25x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 18x600" bin 1x1
Ha 5nm: 21x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 18.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.95% job: 2033309

RA center: 271.735 degrees

DEC center: -24.138 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.098 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.081 degrees

Field radius: 1.206 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Clearing down some unprocessed data from the hard disk!
Here we have a look at M8 The Lagoon Nebula
As normal I have tried to keep the data clean and find some of the more subtle details, hope you enjoy!



Paddy Gilliland

Sky plot

Sky plot


A look across the Lagoon - M8, 


            Paddy Gilliland

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