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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 - Lagoon Nebula, 


            Robert Schumann
M8 - Lagoon Nebula

M8 - Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3840x2752

Dates:July 9, 2019

Frames: 90x120"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.57% job: 2790096

RA center: 270.949 degrees

DEC center: -24.324 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.431 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.647 degrees

Field radius: 0.939 degrees

Locations: Volkssternwarte Hannover / Public observatory Hanover, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


Here at 52° Latitude, the highest elevation of M8 is only 13.3 deegres over the horizon! So it is very hard to get good images, especially from a light polluted city.



Robert Schumann
License: None (All rights reserved)


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    M8 - Lagoon Nebula, 


            Robert Schumann
  • M8 - Lagoon Nebula, 


            Robert Schumann

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Sky plot


M8 - Lagoon Nebula, 


            Robert Schumann