Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  IC 1274  ·  IC 4685  ·  Lagoon Nebula  ·  M 20  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6469  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6546  ·  NGC 6559  ·  The star 11Sgr  ·  The star 4Sgr  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr  ·  Trifid Nebula
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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae embedded in the Milky Way, 



    
        

            Greg Bock
Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae embedded in the Milky Way
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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae embedded in the Milky Way

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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae embedded in the Milky Way, 



    
        

            Greg Bock
Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae embedded in the Milky Way
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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae embedded in the Milky Way

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS Macro HSM

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294 MC Pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO 120MC-S

Software: Aries Productions Astropixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2019

Accessory: AstroMechanics Canon Lens Controller Mark II  ·  QHYCCD OFF AXIS GUIDER


Dates:July 11, 2021

Frames: 36x360" (3h 36')

Integration: 3h 36'

Avg. Moon age: 1.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.15%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4781426

RA center: 18h03m14s

DEC center: -23°3730

Pixel scale: 6.485 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 328.269 degrees

Field radius: 4.462 degrees


Resolution: 4096x2787

Locations: Leyburn Observatory - Dark Sky, Leyburn, Queensland, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The rich area of the Milky Way surrounds these 2 beautiful objects. Although the Sigma 150mm lens is rated to F2.8, this was imaged at F3.5 using an Astromechanics lens adapter.

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Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae embedded in the Milky Way, 



    
        

            Greg Bock