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


Trifid and Lagoon Nebulae

Trifid and Lagoon Nebulae

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:explore scientific ed 80 apo triplet

Imaging camera:Nikon D3300

Mount:Celestron ADVANCED VX

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducer:Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors


Resolution: 4435x2726

Dates:July 6, 2018

Frames: 23x210" ISO800

Integration: 1.3 hours

Darks: ~12

Flats: ~12

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 22.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.17%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 21.00 job: 2135486

RA center: 270.967 degrees

DEC center: -23.695 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.693 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.886 degrees

Field radius: 1.224 degrees

Data source: Backyard


The Trifid and Lagoon Nebulae. Captured with a stock Nikon D3300 and an Explore Scientific ED80 APO on a Celestron AVX mount. Stacked with DeepSkyStacker and processed with StarTools.



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Trifid and Lagoon Nebulae,