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Contains:  Hourglass nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 8, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr
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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Carl Weber
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Dates:June 5, 2019

Frames: 86x300"

Integration: 7.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.47%

Basic astrometry details 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


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



Carl Weber
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Final
    M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Carl Weber


Description: SHO image processed in a more natural pallet

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Carl Weber