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Contains:  Hourglass nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 20, M 21, M 8, NGC 6514, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, NGC 6531, NGC 6546, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, Trifid nebula
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M8 Lagoon & M20 Trifid nebula, 


            Gary Plummer
M8 Lagoon & M20 Trifid nebula
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M8 Lagoon & M20 Trifid nebula

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Dates:June 30, 2019

Frames: 200x180"

Integration: 10.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.83%

Basic astrometry details job: 2787661

RA center: 18h 4' 3"

DEC center: -23° 38' 45"

Pixel scale: 5.064 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.468 degrees

Field radius: 1.616 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1261

Locations: Back Garden, Clifton Springs, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Mix of multiple source


M8 Lagoon & M20 Trifid nebula. Imaged at my favourite Bortle 2 dark sky location. Farmhouse cottage, Carngham, country Victoria, Australia.



Gary Plummer
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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M8 Lagoon & M20 Trifid nebula, 


            Gary Plummer