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Contains:  IC 1274, IC 4684, IC 4685, Lagoon Nebula, M 20, M 21, M 8, NGC 6514, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, NGC 6531, NGC 6546, NGC 6559, The star 11Sgr, The star 4Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, Trifid Nebula
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M8 M20, 


            Amir H. Abolfath
M8 M20
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Vixen VSD 100

Imaging cameras:SBIG STF 8300M

Mounts:Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses:SBIG OAG-8300

Guiding cameras:SBIG STi mono

Focal reducers:Vixen VSD reducer 0.79x

Software:PhotoshopThe SkyXPixinsight

Filters:Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nmBGR

B: 6x300" -10C bin 1x1
G: 16x300" -10C
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 23x600" -5C bin 1x1
R: 8x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.3 hours

Darks: ~21

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Bias: ~4000

Basic astrometry details job: 3620896

RA center: 18h 5' 25"

DEC center: -23° 35' 38"

Pixel scale: 3.585 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.558 degrees

Field radius: 2.060 degrees

Resolution: 3300x2493

Data source: Traveller


Lagoon and Triffid nebulas

Optic: Vixen VSD100 at F3
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Camera: SBIG STF8300M
Filters: Baader Ha(7nm) RGB
Guider: SBIG Sti 50mm GuideScope
Exposure: Ha: 23x600s R: 8x300s G:8x300s B: 6x300s
Integration: 3.2 hours
Binning: All 1x1
Calibration: Flats, Dark, Dark Flat, Bias
CCD Sensor Temp: -10c
Dithering: Yes
Software: TheSkyX, PixInsight, Photoshop



Amir H. Abolfath
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M8 M20, 


            Amir H. Abolfath

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