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

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M8/Lagoon Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm Pro Cooled

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Flat6A II

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI, Stellarmate OS  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik Blue 31mm  ·  Astronomik Green 31mm  ·  Astronomik Red 31mm

Accessory: Hotech SCA Field Flatener


Dates:July 31, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik Blue 31mm: 61x60" (gain: 75.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astronomik Green 31mm: 60x60" (gain: 75.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red 31mm: 72x60" (gain: 75.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.2 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~12

Avg. Moon age: 28.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2880421

RA center: 18h 3' 58"

DEC center: -24° 19' 33"

Pixel scale: 1.324 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.309 degrees

Field radius: 0.914 degrees


Resolution: 3951x3014

Data source: Traveller

Description

Lagoon Nebula in RGB from near Pinnacles National Park. Nights of 7/31 and 8/1/2019.

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