Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  IC 1274  ·  IC 1275  ·  IC 4685  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6531  ·  NGC 6544  ·  NGC 6546  ·  NGC 6553  ·  NGC 6559  ·  NGC 6568  ·  The star 11Sgr  ·  The star 14Sgr  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  The star μSgr  ·  Trifid nebula
M8 - M20 Wide field, 



    
        

            Gary
M8 - M20 Wide field
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M8 - M20 Wide field

M8 - M20 Wide field, 



    
        

            Gary
M8 - M20 Wide field
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M8 - M20 Wide field

Technical card

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi

Mounts: Losmandy G11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT-66

Guiding cameras: Orion USA Star Shoot Autoguider

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Corel PSP Photo X2


Dates:Oct. 5, 2010

Frames: 5x300" (25')

Integration: 25'

Avg. Moon age: 26.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.66%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 113945

RA center: 18h 5' 26"

DEC center: -23° 39' 43"

Pixel scale: 6.086 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.430 degrees

Field radius: 3.954 degrees


Resolution: 3890x2599

Data source: Traveller

Description

Wide field Lagoon and Trifid nebula using Canon USM 70-200 lens imaged at Okie Tex Star party 2010.

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M8 - M20 Wide field, 



    
        

            Gary