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Contains:  NGC 6568, IC 1275, NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 4685, NGC 6553, 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 14Sgr, The star μSgr, The star 11Sgr, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Vijay Vaidyanathan
M8 Lagoon Nebula

M8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1024x754

Dates:Oct. 2, 2018

Frames: 60x100"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.05% 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

Locations: Home, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

Data source: Backyard


Saturn in the foreground!



Vijay Vaidyanathan
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Vijay Vaidyanathan
  • Final
    M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Vijay Vaidyanathan

Sky plot

Sky plot


M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Vijay Vaidyanathan