Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  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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M8 Lagoon & M20 Trifid nebula, 



    
        

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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS PhotoLine Triplet Apo 80/480

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool pro ASI1600MM-PRO

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 50mm Guidescope 50mm finderscope as guidescope

Guiding cameras: Prostar LP guider LP Guider

Focal reducers: TS Optics TS Big Field Flattener 2.5"

Software: SGP  ·  EQASCOM  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight Core 01.08.04.1195 Ripley (x64)

Filters: ZWO LRGB-Ha,OIII,SII Broadband


Dates:June 30, 2019

Frames: 200x180" (10h)

Integration: 10h

Avg. Moon age: 27.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.83%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net 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

Description

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

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