Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  IC 1274  ·  IC 4684  ·  IC 4685  ·  Lagoon Nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6546  ·  NGC 6559  ·  The star 11Sgr  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  Trifid Nebula
Sagittarius Triplet - M8, M20, NGC 6559, 



    
        

            Andrea Storani
Sagittarius Triplet - M8, M20, NGC 6559
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Sagittarius Triplet - M8, M20, NGC 6559

Sagittarius Triplet - M8, M20, NGC 6559, 



    
        

            Andrea Storani
Sagittarius Triplet - M8, M20, NGC 6559
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Sagittarius Triplet - M8, M20, NGC 6559

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY 8L

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Baader Planetarium Vario Finder 10x60

Guiding cameras: QHY CCD QHY5

Focal reducers: Takahashi 0.75x FSQ F/3,6

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto Pixinsight Core 1.8  ·  Bahtinov Grabber  ·  EQASCOM  ·  Photoshop 14

Filters: Baader Planetarium Ha 2" 7nm

Accessory: Seletek Armadillo


Dates:July 20, 2018June 30, 2019

Frames:
36x360" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Ha 2" 7nm: 8x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 17.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.94%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.50


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4025692

RA center: 18h 6' 22"

DEC center: -23° 40' 33"

Pixel scale: 4.140 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.856 degrees

Field radius: 2.098 degrees


Resolution: 3040x2016

Locations: Pian de' Conti, Cingoli, MC, Italy; Montefano, Montefano, Italy

Data source: Traveller

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