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Contains:  NGC 6530, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, The star 9Sgr, The star 7Sgr
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M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 


            Tim McCollum
M8 The Lagoon Nebula

M8 The Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4656x3330

Dates:Aug. 18, 2019Aug. 19, 2019Aug. 21, 2019

Baader 36mm SII 8nm Sii 36mm: 30x240" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader H-Alpha 7nm H-alpha 7Nm: 61x240" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader O3 1.25'' 8.5nm: 32x240" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.00%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2909628

RA center: 271.021 degrees

DEC center: -24.337 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.849 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 274.231 degrees

Field radius: 0.675 degrees

Data source: Backyard


M8 in SHO.



Tim McCollum
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 


            Tim McCollum