Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  IC 1274  ·  IC 4685  ·  Lagoon Nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6544  ·  NGC 6559  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
Messier 8: The Lagoon nebula, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
Messier 8: The Lagoon nebula
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Messier 8: The Lagoon nebula

Messier 8: The Lagoon nebula, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
Messier 8: The Lagoon nebula
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Messier 8: The Lagoon nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300 Full Spectrum Modified

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: StarField 60mm Guidescope 215mm FL

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GPCAM2 290 Mono

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SV70T 0.8x Focal Reducer/Field Flattener

Software: PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CC 2018  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic 2018

Filters: STC 48mm Astro Duo-Narrowband Fiter (Ha/OIII)  ·  ASTRO HUTECH HEUIB-II

Accessory: Celestron Red Dot Finder


Dates:July 30, 2018

Frames: 20x600" (3h 20')

Integration: 3h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 17.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.69%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3633872

RA center: 18h 4' 45"

DEC center: -24° 17' 31"

Pixel scale: 4.909 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 348.434 degrees

Field radius: 1.675 degrees


Resolution: 2048x1358

Locations: Solar Site, Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

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Messier 8: The Lagoon nebula, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith