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M8 Lagoon Nebula and NGC 6559, 



    
        

            Jian Yuan Peng
M8 Lagoon Nebula and NGC 6559
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M8 Lagoon Nebula and NGC 6559

M8 Lagoon Nebula and NGC 6559, 



    
        

            Jian Yuan Peng
M8 Lagoon Nebula and NGC 6559
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M8 Lagoon Nebula and NGC 6559

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
TEC 160FL
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI6200MM Pro
Filters
Astronomik CLS, Ha, SII, OIII
Accessories
ZWO Off-Axis Guider · AstroPhysics QUADTCC-TEC160 x0.72
Software
SePHD2, Pixinsight, Lightroom, Sequence Generator Pro, Photoshop Sequence Generator Pro, PHD2, Pixinsight, Lightroom, Photoshop
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM Guide Camera

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 1, 2020
Frames:
Astronomik CLS, Ha, SII, OIII: 213x322" (19h 3' 6") -10°C bin 2x2
Integration:
19h 3' 6"
Darks:
32
Flats:
32
Bias:
128
Avg. Moon age:
10.81 days
Avg. Moon phase:
83.32%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3653698

RA center: 18h05m28s.8

DEC center: -24°1416

Pixel scale: 1.875 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.875 degrees

Field radius: 1.500 degrees

Resolution: 4800x3183

Locations: CourtYard, Palo Alto, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the same data collected from my previous posted "Messier 8 (The Lagoon Nebula) https://www.astrobin.com/44t37e/ with the wider view. Following are same descriptions

SHO version of Lagoon Nebula, data acquired from June 17 to July 1.

This object is 17 degrees above the horizon from my backyard and it moves between two redwood trees and over the street light with constant low cloud from the ocean breeze after midnight.

SII : 81x360, Ha: 72x300, OIII: 60x300 bin2x2 total integrated time : 19 hours 6minutes

Data were pre-processed by Pixinsight Weighted Batch Pre-Process script and manually integrated and drizzle for each SHO frame. Processed SHO combined image with deconvolution and star de-emphasis. Photoshop and Lightroom enhance, dodge and burn, and output.

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M8 Lagoon Nebula and NGC 6559, 



    
        

            Jian Yuan Peng