Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
M8, the Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

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M8, the Lagoon Nebula
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M8, the Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Software: Fits Liberator  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3


Dates:May 31, 2014

Frames: 15x300"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.28%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 290387

RA center: 18h 3' 42"

DEC center: -24° 21' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.684 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.661 degrees

Field radius: 0.571 degrees


Resolution: 620x434

Description

Telescope info: http://www.itelescope.net/telescope-t3/
CCD: SBIG ST-8300C One Shot Color CCD
OTA: Takahashi TOA-150
Optical Design: Apochromatic Refractor
Aperture: 150mm
Focal Length: 1095mm
F/Ratio: f7.3
Mount: Paramount GTS

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M8, the Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

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