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Contains:  Hourglass nebula, IC 1274, IC 1275, IC 4685, Lagoon nebula, M 20, M 21, M 8, NGC 6514, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, NGC 6531, NGC 6544, NGC 6546, NGC 6553, NGC 6559, NGC 6568, The star 11Sgr, The star 14Sgr, The star 4Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, The star μSgr, Trifid nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Vijay Vaidyanathan
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: Canon T2i, Baader Modified Canon T2i

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Star Adventuer

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  Deepsky Stacker  ·  Neat Image Demo

Accessory: Astronomik EOS Clip filter CLS-CCD

Dates:Oct. 2, 2018

Frames: 60x100"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.05%

Basic astrometry details job: 2652595

RA center: 18h 6' 11"

DEC center: -23° 30' 14"

Pixel scale: 19.301 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.025 degrees

Field radius: 3.409 degrees

Resolution: 1024x754

Locations: Home, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

Data source: Backyard


Saturn in the foreground!



Vijay Vaidyanathan
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Vijay Vaidyanathan
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    M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Vijay Vaidyanathan

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Vijay Vaidyanathan