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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 8, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr
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The Lagoon Nebula M8 in SHO, 



    
        

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The Lagoon Nebula M8 in SHO
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The Lagoon Nebula M8 in SHO

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED TRIPLET APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro-Cool

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Starfield 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM mini

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific 0.7 Reducer/Flattener

Software: ZWO ASIAIR  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  DeepSky Stacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.6

Filters: Astronomik SII 1.25" 12 nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 1,25" 12 nm  ·  Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  Celestron 9x50 finderscope


Dates:Aug. 3, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik Ha 1,25" 12 nm: 15x180" (gain: 139.00) -8C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm: 15x180" (gain: 139.00) -8C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 1.25" 12 nm: 15x180" (gain: 139.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 2.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.34%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 32.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3011808

RA center: 18h 4' 9"

DEC center: -24° 18' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.139 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.125 degrees

Field radius: 0.559 degrees


Resolution: 2595x2398

Locations: UAE desert, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Description

With a full moon these nights, had some free time, re-processed the Lagoon Nebula using Photoshop.
I hope you like it.

Thanks,

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