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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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Lagoon nebula (Messier 8), 


            Maël Gainche
Lagoon nebula (Messier 8)

Lagoon nebula (Messier 8)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron EDGE HD 800

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 1000D

Mount:Celestron Advanced VX AVX

Software:IRIS software IRIS 5.59

Resolution: 3906x2602

Dates:July 7, 2018

Frames: 19x40"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.78% job: 2136532

RA center: 270.920 degrees

DEC center: -24.344 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.557 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.669 degrees

Field radius: 0.363 degrees

Locations: Observatoire de la Garandie, Clermont-Ferrand, 63000, France

Data source: Backyard


This is my first attempt in deep sky object astrophotography.
I choose the Messier 8 because it's very easy to locate, and very bright !
Tell me what you think about this pic ! :)



Maël Gainche
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Lagoon nebula (Messier 8), 


            Maël Gainche