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Contains:  NGC 6544, NGC 6546, NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 4Sgr
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M-8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            George Manos
M-8 Lagoon Nebula

M-8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 5253x3506

Dates:July 6, 2013

Frames: 20x300"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.89% job: 144414

RA center: 270.953 degrees

DEC center: -24.377 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.043 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.148 degrees

Field radius: 1.792 degrees


First night back out after a stretch of poor weather. The wind still was not behaving. Had some shift due to the wind.



George Manos
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M-8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            George Manos