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Contains:  IC 1275, NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 4685, IC 4684, NGC 6544, NGC 6546, NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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Astrobackyard: The Lagoon Nebula, 


            Jirair Afarian
Astrobackyard: The Lagoon Nebula

Astrobackyard: The Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4280x2836 job: 2740255

RA center: 271.086 degrees

DEC center: -24.316 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.834 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 30.403 degrees

Field radius: 2.021 degrees

Data source: Public amateur data


Image Aquisition by: Trevor Jones from Astrobackyard
Total Exposure: 1hr 15min

This image was captured from a Bortle Scale Class 4 site using a stock DSLR camera (Canon EOS Rebel Xsi). An IDAS LPS clip-in filter was used to help isolate this glowing emission nebulae in Sagittarius from rural sky. The image was captured through an Explore Scientific ED80 refractor on a warm June night in 2013.



Jirair Afarian
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Astrobackyard: The Lagoon Nebula, 


            Jirair Afarian