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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS Macro HSM
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI294 MC Pro
Accessories
AstroMechanics Canon Lens Controller Mark II · QHYCCD OFF AXIS GUIDER
Software
Aries Productions Astropixel Processor · Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Guiding Cameras
ZWO 120MC-S

Acquisition details

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.2

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