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



    
        

            Craig Prost
Lagoon Nebula in HaLRGB
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Lagoon Nebula in HaLRGB

Lagoon Nebula in HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Craig Prost
Lagoon Nebula in HaLRGB
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Lagoon Nebula in HaLRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave Instruments CDK 17

Imaging cameras: Apogee U16M

Mounts: Paramount ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Planewave Instruments CDK 17

Guiding cameras: SBIG STi

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop  ·  MaximDL 5

Filters: Ha 3nm  ·  AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Blue  ·  AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Green  ·  AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Red  ·  AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Luminance

Accessory: Astrodon Monster MOAG


Dates:Aug. 26, 2013

Frames: 32x600" (5h 20')

Integration: 5h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 20.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.25%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 143412

RA center: 18h 4' 13"

DEC center: -24° 17' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.252 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.273 degrees

Field radius: 0.481 degrees


Resolution: 1995x1914

Description

Out with the old in with the new. I have reprocessed my M8 data to avoid over saturation. Huge thanks goes to Tim Stone for the acquisition of the data at Sugar Grove Observatory.

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Lagoon Nebula in HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Craig Prost