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Contains:  IC 1275, NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 4685, NGC 6546, NGC 6530, M 21, NGC 6531, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, The star 11Sgr, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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Lagoon and Triffid nebulas, 


            Amir H. Abolfath
Lagoon and Triffid nebulas

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Vixen VSD 100

Imaging camera:SBIG STF 8300M

Mount:Paramount MX

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 50mm GuideScope

Guiding camera:SBIG STi mono

Focal reducer:Vixen VSD reducer 0.79x

Software:RegistarThe SkyXPixinsightImages PlusPhotoshop

Filters:BBaader H-Alpha 36mm 7nmGR

Resolution: 2000x1546

B: 6x300" -10C bin 1x1
G: 8x300" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 2" 7nm: 8x600" -10C bin 1x1
R: 8x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.2 hours job: 2783886

RA center: 271.347 degrees

DEC center: -23.606 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.080 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.589 degrees

Field radius: 2.135 degrees

Data source: Traveller


Lagoon and Triffid nebulas

Optic: Vixen VSD100 at F3
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Camera: SBIG STF8300M
Filters: Baader Ha(7nm) RGB
Guider: SBIG Sti 50mm GuideScope
Exposure: Ha: 8x600s R: 8x300s G:8x300s B: 6x300s
Binning: All 1x1
Calibration: Flats, Dark, Dark Flat, Bias
CCD Sensor Temp: -10c
Dithering: Yes
Software: TheSkyX, ImagesPlus, Registar, PixInsight, Photoshop



Amir H. Abolfath
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Lagoon and Triffid nebulas, 


            Amir H. Abolfath
  • Final
    Lagoon and Triffid nebulas, 


            Amir H. Abolfath


Reprocess blue channel and reduce glow in blue.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Lagoon and Triffid nebulas, 


            Amir H. Abolfath