Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 20  ·  NGC 6469  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  The star 11Sgr  ·  The star 14Sgr  ·  The star 15Sgr  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  The star μSgr  ·  Trifid nebula
M8, 



    
        

            Siegfried Hold
M8
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M8

M8, 



    
        

            Siegfried Hold
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M8

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: ASI Zwo 1600 MC pro

Guiding cameras: ASI ZWO 120MM

Software: Plejades PixInsight


Dates:June 5, 2019

Frames: 10x300" (50')

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 2.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3240216

RA center: 18h 3' 16"

DEC center: -23° 28' 1"

Pixel scale: 6.032 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 67.509 degrees

Field radius: 4.737 degrees


Resolution: 4578x3318

Locations: Hakos, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Backyard

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M8, 



    
        

            Siegfried Hold