Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Lagoon Nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6531  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  Trifid Nebula
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Lagoon nebula and Trifid nebula (M8 & M20), 



    
        

            Dan Bryan
Lagoon nebula and Trifid nebula (M8 & M20)
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Lagoon nebula and Trifid nebula (M8 & M20)

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Lagoon nebula and Trifid nebula (M8 & M20), 



    
        

            Dan Bryan
Lagoon nebula and Trifid nebula (M8 & M20)
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Lagoon nebula and Trifid nebula (M8 & M20)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ED80 Evostar

Imaging cameras: Sony ILCE-6000 A6000

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5 pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue F50

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-II-C

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Reducer & Flattener

Software: GIMP Development Team GIMP 2.10.8  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  PHD2  ·  Stellarium Scope Stellarium  ·  EQMOD ASCOM

Accessory: T(minus) adapter  ·  PIXEL TW-283 2.4GHz Wireless Shutter Remote Release Control for Sony


Dates:June 12, 2020

Frames: 26x300"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.38%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3631024

RA center: 18h 3' 33"

DEC center: -23° 43' 48"

Pixel scale: 3.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.103 degrees

Field radius: 1.487 degrees


Resolution: 3002x1706

Data source: Backyard

Description

Data captured near Garden City , MO.

Many thanks to Pat and Brenda for allowing me access to their property and nice dark sky.

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Lagoon nebula and Trifid nebula (M8 & M20), 



    
        

            Dan Bryan