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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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Messier 8 - Lagoon Nebula, 


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Messier 8 - Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1824x1363

Dates:July 10, 2018

Frames: 228x300"

Integration: 19.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.05% job: 3246312

Data source: Backyard


Lagoon Nebula
Messier 8
In the constellation Sagittarius, one finds one of the most beautiful objects
of the night sky. This giant interstellar cloud was discovered by
Giovanni Battista Hodierna about the year 1654.
Situated about 5200 light-years from Earth, the view of this nebula
through a binocular, presents only a light and oval spot,
highlighting only the open cluster, superimposed on cloud cover.
Although it appears gray to the human eye, in photographs of great exhibition,
the characteristic Rosacea color, presents us this majestic object.
The most brilliant region of the nebula was discovered by John Herschel, and
was known as the Hourglass Nebula, a region with intense formation
stellar. Much of the brightness of the nebula is due to 9Sagittarii star,
which is near the bright region.
It is classified as an emission nebula, where ionized gases, in particular
the hydrogen, emits radiation mainly at the wavelength
in the visible red light range.

Adapted from Wikipedia

Telescope: Triplet 115/800
Camera: ZWO ASI 183MMPRO
Filters: #OPTOLONG
Flattener / Reducer: 0.79
L: 8 hours
RGB: 3 hours (1 hour each channel)
H: 4 hours
S: 2 Hours
O: 2 Hours
all 300-second frames in Bin1X1

Composition: Through the technique of SuperLuminance, described in
Inside PixInsight from #WarrenKeller, I created the Luminance
combining my captures in Hubble Pallette and LRGB, which created,
without any doubt, my best picture of Deep Sky. This project
cost me about 12 hours of processing beyond 20 hours of data captured.



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    Messier 8 - Lagoon Nebula, 


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Messier 8 - Lagoon Nebula, 


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