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Contains:  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 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae, 


Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae

Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae

Technical card

Resolution: 1420x2048

Dates:Oct. 8, 2018

Frames: 29x180"

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.56% job: 2370877

RA center: 270.751 degrees

DEC center: -23.593 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.448 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.392 degrees

Field radius: 1.886 degrees

Locations: Dugout Wells, Big Bend National Park, Terlingua, Texas, United States

Data source: Traveller


Widefield in extremely dark skies, M8 and M20. One of those nights when everything works correctly. ISO 800 on the K-5iis.



License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae,