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Lagoon Nebula, 


            Scott Tucker

Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100 ED f/5.5 APO  ·  Celestron 9.25 SCT

Imaging cameras: Atik 490EX monochrome

Mounts: Astro-Physics 900GTO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174Mini

Focal reducers: TS Photoline 0,79x reducer/flattener

Software: MaxIm DL Pro 6  ·  photoshop cc  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance  ·  Baader H-Alpha 7nm Baader H-Alpha 7nm

Accessory: Starizona Hyperstar 9.25"

Dates:May 6, 2019

Baader H-Alpha 7nm Baader H-Alpha 7nm: 75x120" bin 1x1
Optolong L-eNhance: 45x200" (gain: 120.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.68%

Basic astrometry details job: 2682526

Resolution: 1600x1290

Locations: Backyard, Tucson, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard


I captured this with a dual-imaging setup with a HyperStar 9.25" f/2.2 and Atik 490EX camera with Baader H-Alpha filter, side-by-side with an Esprit 100mm at f/4.3 and ZWO ASI294 with L-eNhance filter. Guiding was off-axis through the Esprit. 2.5 hours exposure with each.



Scott Tucker
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Lagoon Nebula, 


            Scott Tucker