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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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Lagoon nebula, Messier 8, 


            Emil Kiss
Lagoon nebula, Messier 8

Lagoon nebula, Messier 8

Technical card

Resolution: 3842x2582

Dates:July 16, 2018

Frames: 50x300"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.27% job: 2435039

RA center: 271.042 degrees

DEC center: -24.321 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.174 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.937 degrees

Field radius: 0.755 degrees

Data source: Backyard


Aquired from the latitude of 46.8 degrees, it was below 20 degrees all the time. 183 minutes with an UHC filter (5m expos), and 100 minutes without a filter (60-90s expos). Used the newly included Local Fuzzy Histogram Hyperbolization script in PixInsight. As I am still a beginner, every comment and advice is welcome, including negative criticism.



Emil Kiss
License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Lagoon nebula, Messier 8, 


            Emil Kiss