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Contains:  IC 1275, NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 4685, NGC 6544, NGC 6546, NGC 6530, M 21, NGC 6531, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, The star 11Sgr, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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The Lagoon, Trifid and friends with Saturn, 





    
        

            Gabe Shaughnessy
The Lagoon, Trifid and friends with Saturn

The Lagoon, Trifid and friends with Saturn

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III

Imaging camera:Nikon D610

Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4

Focal reducer:Takahashi 0.73x Focal Reducer

Software:PixInsight

Resolution: 6012x3672

Dates:Sept. 10, 2018

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.83%

Astrometry.net job: 2245592

RA center: 271.378 degrees

DEC center: -23.314 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.111 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 334.587 degrees

Field radius: 3.043 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

The ringed planet, Saturn, from our vantage makes an appearance near the galactic center. Saturn is a distance of 77 light minutes, while the Lagoon and Trifid nebulae are 4000-5000 light years away.

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The Lagoon, Trifid and friends with Saturn, 





    
        

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