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Contains:  Lagoon Nebula, M 8, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr
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M8 Lagoon Nubula in SHO Narrow Band, 


            Mark Forteath
M8 Lagoon Nubula in SHO Narrow Band
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M8 Lagoon Nubula in SHO Narrow Band

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  PixInsight  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm  ·  ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands

Dates:July 30, 2020Aug. 5, 2020Aug. 6, 2020

ZWO Ha 1.25": 102x240" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm: 60x240" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm: 60x240" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.8 hours

Darks: ~80

Flats: ~80

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 14.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.86%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 1.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3734045

RA center: 18h 3' 53"

DEC center: -24° 20' 16"

Pixel scale: 0.909 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.422 degrees

Field radius: 0.700 degrees

Resolution: 4459x3287

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard


Mark Forteath
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M8 Lagoon Nubula in SHO Narrow Band, 


            Mark Forteath