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M8, 



    
        

            Amir H. Abolfath
M8
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M8, 



    
        

            Amir H. Abolfath
M8
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Vixen VSD 100
Imaging Cameras
SBIG STF-8300M
Mounts
Paramount MX
Filters
Baader L · Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm · B · G · R

Acquisition details

Frames:
B: 21×300(1h 45′)
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 23×600(3h 50′)
Baader L: 24×300(2h)
G: 22×300(1h 50′)
R: 13×600(2h 10′)
Integration:
11h 35′

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4079996

RA center: 18h05m21s.8

DEC center: -23°3654

Pixel scale: 3.728 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.553 degrees

Field radius: 2.053 degrees

Resolution: 3152x2404

File size: 4.1 MB

Data source: Traveller

Description

Lagoon and Triffid nebulas

Optic: Vixen VSD100 at F3

Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Camera: SBIG STF8300M

Filters: Baader Ha(7nm) LRGB

Guider: SBIG Sti 50mm GuideScope

Exposure: Ha: 23x600s L:24x300s R:14x300s G:22x300s B: 21x300s

Binning: All 1x1

Calibration: Flats, Dark, Dark Flat, Bias

CCD Sensor Temp: -10c

Dithering: Yes

Software: TheSkyX, PixInsight, Photoshop

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M8, 



    
        

            Amir H. Abolfath