Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  12.98  ·  521 Brixia  ·  7 Sgr  ·  9 Sgr  ·  B296  ·  B302  ·  B303  ·  B85  ·  B88  ·  B89  ·  IC 1274  ·  IC 4684  ·  IC 4685  ·  IC1274  ·  IC1275  ·  IC4684  ·  IC4685  ·  Lagoon Nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 8  ·  M20  ·  M8  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  NGC 6544  ·  NGC 6546  ·  NGC 6553  ·  And 21 more.
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Lagoon Nebula region, 



    
        

            Nicolas ROLLAND
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106EDX3

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600C

Mounts: Paramount-ME II

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Pixinsight


Dates:July 17, 2020

Frames: 1x900"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.46%


Astrometry.net job: 3761691

RA center: 18h 5' 13"

DEC center: -24° 28' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.461 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.394 degrees

Field radius: 2.204 degrees


Resolution: 9228x5700

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Heaven's Mirror Observatory

Description

This image was first a test of the new QHY600 OSC camera using only 15mins of exposure using a Takahashi FSQ106 EDX3.
I was surprised by the result for only 15 minutes of exposure...

Captured July 17 2020
Fiel Of view: 3d 53' 50.7" x 2d 36' 26.0"
Total acquisition time of 15 mins.

Technical Details
Data acquisition: Martin PUGH
Processing: Nicolas ROLLAND
Location: Yass, New South Whales, Australia
RGB: 1 x 900sec
Optics: FSQ106 EDX3 @F/D 5.0
Mount: Paramount ME II
CCD: QHY600 OSC
Pre Processing: CCDstack & Pixinsight
Post Processing: Photoshop CC

Objects visible in the plate solved version:
NGC 6553 -- Globular cluster
NGC 6554 -- Open Cluster
NGC 6559 -- Star-forming region
IC 4685 -- Emission/reflection nebulae
IC 1274 -- HII (ionized) region
NGC 6530 -- Open cluster

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Lagoon Nebula region, 



    
        

            Nicolas ROLLAND

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