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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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LXD55 Schmidt/Newton 6" F/5

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 Syntrek

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 8x50 Finder

Guiding cameras: ALCCD5

Software: PHD guiding  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool


Dates:July 7, 2013

Frames: 32x300" (2h 40')

Integration: 2h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 28.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.57%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 100651

RA center: 18h03m56s

DEC center: -24°1442

Pixel scale: 1.397 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.742 degrees

Field radius: 0.987 degrees


Resolution: 4237x2816

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