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



    
        

            Henry Kwok
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M8

M8, 



    
        

            Henry Kwok
M8
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M8

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY183M

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO

Software: PixInsight

Accessory: Starlight Instruments MicroTouch Autofocuser  ·  Starlight Xpress Electronic Filter Wheel  ·  Starlight Xpress Lodestar



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3886782

RA center: 18h 3' 36"

DEC center: -24° 23' 2"

Pixel scale: 1.157 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.742 degrees

Field radius: 1.043 degrees


Resolution: 5420x3565

Locations: Home, Auckland, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

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M8, 



    
        

            Henry Kwok