Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6531  ·  NGC 6546  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  Trifid nebula
Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae
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Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae

Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae
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Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:March 4, 2019March 6, 2019March 13, 2019

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 44x180" (2h 12') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 49x180" (2h 27') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO Ha 1.25": 64x180" (3h 12') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 44x180" (2h 12') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1

Integration: 10h 3'

Darks: 80

Bias: 400

Avg. Moon age: 21.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.73%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 15.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2581597

RA center: 18h03m15s

DEC center: -23°3440

Pixel scale: 2.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.392 degrees

Field radius: 1.713 degrees


Resolution: 4452x3164

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Lagoon (M and Trifid (M20) Nebulae.

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Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath