Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  Hourglass nebula  ·  IC 4605  ·  IC 4701  ·  IC 4715  ·  IC 4725  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 16  ·  M 17  ·  M 20  ·  M 23  ·  M 25  ·  M 7  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6281  ·  NGC 6334  ·  NGC 6357  ·  NGC 6383  ·  NGC 6475  ·  NGC 6494  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6604  ·  NGC 6611  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula  ·  Part of the constellation Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Part of the constellation Serpens (Ser)  ·  And 11 more.
Sagittarius wide field mosaic (APOD 31/AGO/2010), 



    
        

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Sagittarius wide field mosaic (APOD 31/AGO/2010)
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Sagittarius wide field mosaic (APOD 31/AGO/2010)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Nikkor 28-85mm f/5.6
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT
Mounts
GPD2
Filters
Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2"
Software
PI (PixInsight)

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 14, 2010
Frames:
Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2": 3x180" (9') ISO800 bin 1x1
Integration:
9'
Avg. Moon age:
3.08 days
Avg. Moon phase:
10.37%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
2.00
Temperature:
14.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 95897

RA center: 17h45m26s.4

DEC center: -24°5725

Pixel scale: 93.019 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -127.721 degrees

Field radius: 18.883 degrees

Resolution: 800x1223

Locations: Soria, None

Description

PUBLICACIONES:

- NASA Astronomy Picture of Day (APOD) 31/8/2010

- Published in Andalucian Astrophysics Institute publication IAA, No.33, Feb.2011

ESP (ENG below):

Este mosaico de dos imagenes de la rica zona del centro de nuestra Galaxia, que comprende las constelaciones de Sagitario, Ophiuco y Escorpión, contiene multitud de objetos Messier interesantes.

- M6, M7, M18, M24, M21, M25: Cúmulos abiertos.

- M8: Nebulosa de la Laguna

- M16: Nebulosa del Ágila

- M17: Nebulosa Omega (el cisne)

- M20: Nebulosa Trífida

- M28, M22, M19, M62: Cúmulos globulares.

Y otros objetos como:

- NGC6334, la huella de gato.

- Nebulosa oscura de La Pipa, Barnard 59, 65–67, y 78.

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ENG:

This rich wide field area mosaic, composed of two images, located in the center of our Galaxy, which comprise Sagittarious, Ophiucus and Scorpio constellations, contains many interesting Messier objetcs:

M6, M7, M18, M24, M21, M25: Open clusters

- M8: Lagoon Nebula

- M16: Eagle Nebula

- M17: Swan Nebula

- M20: Trifid Nebula

- M28, M22, M19, M62: Globular clusters

And others as:

- NGC6334, Cat's Paw Nebula

- Pipe Nebula, Barnard 59, 65–67, and 78

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Sagittarius wide field mosaic (APOD 31/AGO/2010), 



    
        

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