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Contains:  Hourglass nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 8, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr
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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Jay P Swiglo
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 80ED Sky-Watcher Pro 80ED APO

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5500

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Reducer & Flattener

Software: Astronomy Tools Actions Set  ·  PhotoShop CS6  ·  DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1

Dates:July 14, 2018

Frames: 40x35"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.94%

Basic astrometry details job: 2276485

RA center: 18h 3' 59"

DEC center: -24° 25' 48"

Pixel scale: 1.545 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.240 degrees

Field radius: 0.705 degrees

Resolution: 2827x1675

Data source: Backyard



Jay P Swiglo
License: None (All rights reserved)


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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Jay P Swiglo