Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6544  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
M8 - Lagoon Nebula in Ha, 



    
        

            Charles Wolfe
M8 - Lagoon Nebula in Ha
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula in Ha

M8 - Lagoon Nebula in Ha, 



    
        

            Charles Wolfe
M8 - Lagoon Nebula in Ha
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky watcher Esprit 100mm

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600 MM Pro Cooled

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO Mini guider

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 174mm

Software: Astro-Physics APCC Pro  ·  Pleaides Astrophoto Pixinsight 1.8.6 Ripley  ·  Astro Photography Tool - APT APT 3.57  ·  Cartes du Ciel V.4.0

Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm 36mm

Accessory: Sky-Watcher Field Flattener  ·  Moonlite 2.5" Large Format Crayford


Dates:Aug. 16, 2019

Frames: 5x600" (50')

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 15.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2873055

RA center: 18h 4' 59"

DEC center: -24° 19' 58"

Pixel scale: 1.409 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.305 degrees

Field radius: 1.122 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1326

Locations: Home, Crofton, Maryland, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M8 - Lagoon Nebula captured in Ha from my backyard in the DC/Baltimore suburbs.

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