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



    
        

            Phil Hosey
M8 The Lagoon Nebula
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M8 The Lagoon Nebula

M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Phil Hosey
M8 The Lagoon Nebula
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M8 The Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TMB 130SS

Imaging cameras: QHY8L

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: William Optics Field Flattener IV

Software: PixInsight  ·  photoshop

Filters: Astronomic CLS CCD


Dates:June 16, 2013

Frames:
Astronomic CLS CCD: 19x300" (1h 35') -15C bin 1x1
Astronomic CLS CCD: 3x600" (30') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 5'

Avg. Moon age: 7.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 85773

RA center: 18h03m48s

DEC center: -24°1922

Pixel scale: 2.139 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -164.029 degrees

Field radius: 1.047 degrees


Resolution: 3005x1843

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M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Phil Hosey