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



    
        

            Ivan Nair
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Ivan Nair
M8 Lagoon Nebula
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M8 Lagoon Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f/4 Newton

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600 MM Cool

Mounts: iOptron CEM 60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f/4 Newton

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 174 MM

Filters: Astrodon Ha 1.25" 5nm  ·  Astrodon O3 1.25" 5nm  ·  Astrodon S2 1.25" 5nm

Accessory: TS-Optics GPU Superflat 2" Coma-Corrector


Dates:June 18, 2020June 28, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 1.25" 5nm: 38x300" (3h 10') (gain: 77.00) -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon O3 1.25" 5nm: 34x300" (2h 50') (gain: 77.00) -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon S2 1.25" 5nm: 32x300" (2h 40') (gain: 77.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 8h 40'

Darks: 40

Flats: 40

Flat darks: 40

Avg. Moon age: 17.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.82%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3823330

RA center: 18h04m00s.10

DEC center: -24°1745

Pixel scale: 0.978 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 107.733 degrees

Field radius: 0.759 degrees


Resolution: 4604x3168

Data source: Backyard

Description

The image was captured back in June but I just got around to processing it due to other events going on. The framing wasn't the best as I was also trying to capture another object on the same nights so I didn't want to adjust the rotation.

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M8 Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Ivan Nair