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Lagoon Nebula - M8, 



    
        

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Lagoon Nebula - M8
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Lagoon Nebula - M8

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14 Hyperstar

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D mod.

Mounts: Losmandy Titan

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8 RC5  ·  Photoshop CS5


Dates:May 19, 2013

Frames: 30x30" (15') ISO400 26C

Integration: 15'

Darks: 30

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 8.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 63.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean FWHM: 2.80

Temperature: 25.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 101114

RA center: 18h04m32s.6

DEC center: -24°1612

Pixel scale: 2.581 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -95.897 degrees

Field radius: 1.092 degrees


Resolution: 620x400

Locations: Home location, Pirae, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Description

Still the first night, experimenting on another target. The Hyperstar is really worth it, look at the details in the nebula !

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Lagoon Nebula - M8, 



    
        

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