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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 M8, 


            Russell Valentine
Lagoon Nebula M8

Lagoon Nebula M8

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Twinstar 90mm

Imaging camera:Canon T3i 600D Canon 600d

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron Guidescope

Guiding camera:QHY5-II Mono


Resolution: 1920x1080

Dates:July 13, 2018

Frames: 16x300"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.22% job: 2149373

RA center: 18h 3' 54"

DEC center: -24° 21' 50"

Pixel scale: 2.329 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.322 degrees

Field radius: 0.713

Locations: Scranton, KS, Scranton, Kansas, United States

Data source: Backyard



Russell Valentine
License: Attribution Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Lagoon Nebula M8, 


            Russell Valentine