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Contains:  IC 1274, IC 4685, Lagoon Nebula, M 20, M 21, M 8, NGC 6514, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, NGC 6531, NGC 6544, NGC 6546, NGC 6559, The star 4Sgr, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr, Trifid Nebula
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M8 (Lagoon Nebula) and M20 (Triffid Nebula), 


            Mark Hudson
M8 (Lagoon Nebula) and M20 (Triffid Nebula)
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M8 (Lagoon Nebula) and M20 (Triffid Nebula)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ85ED

Imaging cameras: Moravian G3-16200 mono (Enhanced Cooler model)

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MYT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ85ED

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174mm Mini

Focal reducers: Takahashi Flattener 1.01x

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  PixInsinght 1.8

Filters: Astronomik Ha 6nm 50mm

Accessory: ZWO Off Axis Guider  ·  Moravian Instruments G3 7 position Filter Wheel

Dates:July 3, 2019

Frames:Astronomik Ha 6nm 50mm: 11x300" -30C

Integration: 0.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.68%

Basic astrometry details job: 3588688

RA center: 18h 3' 30"

DEC center: -23° 48' 21"

Pixel scale: 2.695 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.362 degrees

Field radius: 2.170 degrees

Resolution: 4524x3624

Data source: Traveller


Taken as a test to try out my new Tak FSQ85. I love this scope.



Mark Hudson
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M8 (Lagoon Nebula) and M20 (Triffid Nebula), 


            Mark Hudson