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M8 - Lagoon Nebula (HST palette), 



    
        

            Yovin Yahathugoda
M8 - Lagoon Nebula (HST palette)
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula (HST palette)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M8 - Lagoon Nebula (HST palette), 



    
        

            Yovin Yahathugoda
M8 - Lagoon Nebula (HST palette)
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula (HST palette)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106ED

Imaging cameras: FLI PL16803

Mounts: Paramount MX +

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Ultrastar

Focal reducers: Takahashi 0.73x Focal Reducer

Software: PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley  ·  Photoshop 2020

Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm  ·  Astrodon SII 3nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm


Frames:
Astrodon Ha 3nm: 6x450" (45') bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 6x450" (45') bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 3nm: 9x450" (1h 7' 30") bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 37' 30"


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4352312

RA center: 18h 5' 31"

DEC center: -23° 56' 34"

Pixel scale: 3.690 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 164.621 degrees

Field radius: 1.691 degrees


Resolution: 2600x2033

Locations: Heaven's Mirror Observatory, Yass, NSW 2582, Australia

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Telescope Live

Description

Lagoon Nebula processed in the HST palette using raw data from the Telescope Live standard pro-dataset. The final image has been slightly upscaled since the cropped image contained roughly half the resolution from the original FOV resolution.

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M8 - Lagoon Nebula (HST palette), 



    
        

            Yovin Yahathugoda

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