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M8 - Lagoon Nebula (SHO), 



    
        

            Frank Breslawski
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula (SHO)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Newton ohne Namen 200/800

Imaging cameras: Astrel Instruments AST8300

Mounts: EQ6-R

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN2 with 9x50

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Zipproth GmbH Straton 2.0

Filters: Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD  ·  Astronomik SII 6nm CCD  ·  Astronomik OIII 6nm CCD

Accessory: GPU Pal Gyulai GPU 2" Aplanatic Coma Corrector


Dates:June 29, 2018June 30, 2018July 1, 2018July 2, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD: 21x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 6nm CCD: 12x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 6nm CCD: 12x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 17.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 3247752

RA center: 18h 3' 47"

DEC center: -24° 17' 41"

Pixel scale: 1.390 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -167.404 degrees

Field radius: 0.798 degrees


Resolution: 3305x2480

Locations: Home, Bergisches Land, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

And finally my attempt on the Lagoon Nebula processed in full SHO. I was a little bit surprised about the strong OIII data whichs leads to a wonderful blue shining halo. :-)

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M8 - Lagoon Nebula (SHO), 



    
        

            Frank Breslawski

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