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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Carl Weber
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Carl Weber
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GT71

Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ASI 1600-MM PRO COOLED

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Focal reducers: William Optics Flat 6A

Software: Software Bisque, Pixinsight The SkyX

Filters: Astronomik LRGBHaOIIISII

Accessory: MoonLite Moonlight Focuser w/High Res Stepper Motor


Dates:June 5, 2019

Frames: 86x300" (7h 10')

Integration: 7h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 2.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2861773

RA center: 18h 3' 56"

DEC center: -24° 17' 38"

Pixel scale: 2.293 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 349.959 degrees

Field radius: 0.851 degrees


Resolution: 2071x1688

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

The weather here has been pretty uncooperative this year. I was able to sneak this image in between bouts of the Marine Layer. As such, its a short 7.2 hours long. Processed in the Hubble Pallet.

Ha 44x300 sec

OIII 19x300 sec

SII 23x300 sec

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Description: SHO image processed in a more natural pallet

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

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