Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Robert Van Vugt
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Robert Van Vugt
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV60EDS 330 mm, f5.5

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300

Mounts: Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Generic 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Focal reducers: Stellarvue .8x Focal Reducer / field flattener

Software: APT  ·  Stellarium  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2018  ·  PixInsight


Dates:June 5, 2019

Frames: 50x120" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 2.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3275219

RA center: 18h 4' 10"

DEC center: -24° 16' 58"

Pixel scale: 1.034 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 23.377 degrees

Field radius: 0.812 degrees


Resolution: 4000x4000

Locations: Malheur National Forest, John Day, Oregon, United States

Data source: Traveller

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Robert Van Vugt