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M8 = NGC6523 Lagoon Nebula + M20 = NGC6514 Trifid Nebula (Narrow Field), 



    
        

            Gary JONES
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M8 = NGC6523 Lagoon Nebula + M20 = NGC6514 Trifid Nebula (Narrow Field)

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M8 = NGC6523 Lagoon Nebula + M20 = NGC6514 Trifid Nebula (Narrow Field), 



    
        

            Gary JONES
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M8 = NGC6523 Lagoon Nebula + M20 = NGC6514 Trifid Nebula (Narrow Field)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 29, 2020
Frames:
6×120(12′) (gain: 60.00) 11°C bin 1×1
Integration:
12′
Avg. Moon age:
11.21 days
Avg. Moon phase:
86.35%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Temperature:
11.00

RA center: 18h03m38s.74

DEC center: -23°5005.5

Pixel scale: 1.598 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.965 degrees

Field radius: 1.317 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4944x3284

File size: 4.4 MB

Locations: NSAS Club Site, Terrey Hills, NSW, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

A narrow-field version of my original image of M8 = NGC6523 Lagoon Nebula + M20 = NGC6514 Trifid Nebula - re-stacked using Affinity Photo, with subtle adjustments to reduce noise and balance colour.

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Description: Re-stacked using Affinity Photo - with significant improvements to noise reduction and colour balance.

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Description: Subtle adjustments to saturation, clarity and background stars.

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M8 = NGC6523 Lagoon Nebula + M20 = NGC6514 Trifid Nebula (Narrow Field), 



    
        

            Gary JONES

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