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Contains:  Lagoon Nebula, M 8, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, The star 9Sgr
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M8 Core of Lagoon Nebula, 


            Carl Weber
M8 Core of Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Core of Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Dates:July 18, 2020

Frames: 173x300"

Integration: 14.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.72%

Basic astrometry details job: 3696213

RA center: 18h 4' 4"

DEC center: -24° 21' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.826 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.435 degrees

Field radius: 0.285 degrees

Resolution: 1970x1510

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


This is a modified SHO mix. A combination of Ha and SII was used as luminance. I decided to just highlight the core since most photos encompass the entire nebula.



Carl Weber
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M8 Core of Lagoon Nebula, 


            Carl Weber