Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  IC 1274  ·  IC 1275  ·  IC 4685  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6544  ·  NGC 6559  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
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Messier 8 (M8): The Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
Messier 8 (M8): The Lagoon Nebula
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Messier 8 (M8): The Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
Messier 8 (M8): The Lagoon Nebula
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Black Diamond ED80

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300 Full Spectrum Modified

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: TeleVue TE-TRF-2008

Software: PixInsight 1.8.5

Filters: ASTRO HUTECH HEUIB-II  ·  ASTRO HUTECH IDAS LPS -P2

Accessory: Celestron Red Dot Finder


Dates:July 19, 2018

Frames: 9x480" (1h 12')

Integration: 1h 12'

Avg. Moon age: 7.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.60%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2173272

RA center: 18h 4' 45"

DEC center: -24° 17' 31"

Pixel scale: 4.908 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 348.430 degrees

Field radius: 1.675 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1209

Locations: Solar Site, Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

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Messier 8 (M8): The Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith