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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula, IC 1274, IC 1275, IC 4685, Lagoon nebula, M 20, M 21, M 8, NGC 6514, NGC 6520, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, NGC 6531, NGC 6544, NGC 6546, NGC 6553, NGC 6559, NGC 6568, The star 11Sgr, The star 14Sgr, The star 15Sgr, The star 16Sgr, The star 4Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, The star μSgr, Trifid nebula
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Messier 20 & Messier 8 Area, 


            Miles Zhou
Messier 20 & Messier 8 Area
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Messier 20 & Messier 8 Area

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: QSI 583ws

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Astrodon LRGB Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Filters

Dates:May 16, 2018

Frames: 103x300"

Integration: 8.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.41%

Basic astrometry details job: 2066292

RA center: 18h 7' 43"

DEC center: -24° 6' 36"

Pixel scale: 8.626 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.812 degrees

Field radius: 4.699 degrees

Resolution: 3326x2079

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

Data source: Unknown


Long time no post; pixinsight became new; hopefully, back to business.



Miles Zhou
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Messier 20 & Messier 8 Area, 


            Miles Zhou

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