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M8 - Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula

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M8 - Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 12, 2022
Frames:
18×600(3h)
Integration:
3h
Avg. Moon age:
10.35 days
Avg. Moon phase:
79.51%

RA center: 18h04m16s.737

DEC center: -24°1919.80

Pixel scale: 0.963 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.902 degrees

Field radius: 0.750 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3960x3972

File size: 8.5 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Telescope Live

Description

Hubble colour palette image of the Lagoon nebula (M8 ) in Sagittarius.

This SHO-image was acquired with the ASA500N telescope and FLI PL16803 camera from Telescope Live in El Sauce Observatory, Chile.

Total exposure time 180 minutes.
6 subframes of 600s with each narrowband filter (SII, Ha and OIII). 

Processing with Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins.

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M8 - Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers