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 6546  ·  NGC 6559  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  Trifid nebula
M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas, 



    
        

            Robert Van Vugt
M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas
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M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas

M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas, 



    
        

            Robert Van Vugt
M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas
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M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV60EDS 330 mm, f5.5

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300

Mounts: Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Focal reducers: Stellarvue .8x Focal Reducer / field flattener

Software: APT  ·  Stellarium  ·  PHD2  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2018  ·  PixInsight


Dates:June 5, 2019

Frames: 50x120" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 2.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3244962

RA center: 18h 3' 38"

DEC center: -23° 38' 56"

Pixel scale: 2.682 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 22.899 degrees

Field radius: 2.107 degrees


Resolution: 4000x4000

Locations: Malheur National Forest, John Day, Oregon, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

Dark sky site, no filters used. Star reduction used during processing.

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M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas, 



    
        

            Robert Van Vugt