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Blue Lagoon ...M8 in SHO, 



    
        

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Blue Lagoon ...M8 in SHO

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 13, 2021
Frames:
120×300(10h)
Integration:
10h
Avg. Moon age:
1.52 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.60%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4501762

RA center: 18h04m36s.7

DEC center: -24°1427

Pixel scale: 1.616 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.079 degrees

Field radius: 1.104 degrees

Resolution: 4057x2780

File size: 8.7 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Collected this over three half nights more as a filler target with most of the earlier evening imaging the Whirling Dervish nebula. That one (Whirling Dervish) is proving a tough target to process even with 15+ hours, so have gone ahead and processed what I have with this much brighter nebula (Lagoon).

10 hours of 300s exposures.

Stacked in APP into Ha, OIII and SII channel and recombined and processed in Startools.

It's nice to have plenty of signal to really push an image :-)

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Description: toning down highlights to bring out a little more detail in the central areas

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