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



    
        

            Toshiya Arai
M8 The Lagoon Nebula
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M8 The Lagoon Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi CCA250

Imaging cameras: QSI6120ws

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi GT-40

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar2

Software: Adobe Photoship CC 2017  ·  MaximDL 6  ·  FlatAidePro


Dates:April 18, 2017April 29, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 5x600" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon O3 5nm: 5x300" bin 2x2
Astrodon True Balance E series II Luminance: 30x120" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance E series II Luminance: 8x15" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance E series II Red, Green, Blue: 3x300" -25C bin 2x2

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.30%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3486552

RA center: 18h 4' 9"

DEC center: -24° 21' 32"

Pixel scale: 0.511 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.330 degrees

Field radius: 0.363 degrees


Resolution: 4244x2838

Locations: Fujigane Observatory, Fujikawaguchiko, Yamanashi pref., Japan

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

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M8 The Lagoon Nebula, 



    
        

            Toshiya Arai