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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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M8-SHO-First Light

Technical card

Resolution: 3752x3195

Dates:May 29, 2019May 30, 2019June 9, 2019

Baader SII 2": 24x300" bin 1x1
Baader Ha 2": 24x300" bin 1x1
Baader OIII 2": 24x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.43% job: 2740350

RA center: 270.944 degrees

DEC center: -24.344 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.643 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.461 degrees

Field radius: 0.440 degrees

Locations: iTelescope, Siding Springs, NSW, Australia

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: AstroCamp


My first attempt at SHO. I picked M8 (The Lagoon) because it was up in Australia where I rent a telescope. Processing was tough, though, because of the different colors. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!



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M8-SHO-First Light,