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Contains:  NGC 6559, IC 4685, NGC 6544, NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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Lagoon Trifid region, 


Lagoon Trifid region

Lagoon Trifid region

Technical card

Resolution: 4869x3243

Dates:Aug. 1, 2019

Frames:IDAS LPS-V4: 306x30" (gain: 90.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~200

Flat darks: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 0.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 20.00 job: 2845308

RA center: 271.084 degrees

DEC center: -23.941 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.781 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 141.890 degrees

Field radius: 1.447 degrees

Locations: Dark Arts Observatory, Brockport, NY, United States

Data source: Backyard


This image contains the Lagoon Nebula at top (M8), the Trifid Nebula at lower left (M20), IC 4685 a nebula in the lower right corner, at the far right edge towards the top is the Globular Cluster NGC 6544. The rest of the image contains clouds of glowing hydrogen gas, covered by dark lanes of galactic dust.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Lagoon Trifid region,