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Contains:  NGC 6546, NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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M8 Lagoon Nebula and M20 Trifid Nebula, 


            Carl Weber
M8 Lagoon Nebula and M20 Trifid Nebula

M8 Lagoon Nebula and M20 Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2828x2989

Dates:May 27, 2019

Frames: 86x300"

Integration: 7.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.32% job: 2861785

RA center: 271.024 degrees

DEC center: -23.831 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.293 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 350.052 degrees

Field radius: 1.311 degrees

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


Everybody has to have this pair in their image collection. This is an SHO image processed with PixelMath to make a more natural looking pallet.



Carl Weber
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M8 Lagoon Nebula and M20 Trifid Nebula, 


            Carl Weber