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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 - Summer flirt, 





    
        

            Ivaylo Stoynov
M8 - Summer flirt

M8 - Summer flirt

Technical card

Resolution: 2758x2206

Dates:July 1, 2019July 2, 2019

Frames:Astrodon HII-3nm: 30x300" -33C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.21%

Astrometry.net job: 2787787

RA center: 271.030 degrees

DEC center: -24.314 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.990 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 139.743 degrees

Field radius: 0.976 degrees

Locations: Rozhen National Observatory, Rozhen, Bulgaria

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is image was stared as just test shot. The mount was playing "funny" games and decided to give a try of other target just to see how it will track in other part of the sky. Took a look above for idea... M17 or M8... M17 or M8... Let it be M8 as I have never imaged it in details - just part of wide fields... My jaw dropped on the first image. So much detail and structures in one image! Can't understand how have underestimated this object for so long time ?!?! Looks like this flirt can evolve in deeper feelings :D

I will try to make bi-color version before the end if its season.

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Ivaylo Stoynov
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M8 - Summer flirt, 





    
        

            Ivaylo Stoynov

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