Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  7 Sgr  ·  9 Sgr  ·  B296  ·  B88  ·  B89  ·  Lagoon Nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  PK005-01.1  ·  Sh2-25  ·  Sh2-28  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
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Lagoon Nebula HARGB, 



    
        

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Lagoon Nebula HARGB

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Lagoon Nebula HARGB, 



    
        

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Lagoon Nebula HARGB

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific ED102 FCD 100 Air-Spaced Triplet Apochromatic Refractor
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI294MC PRO ASI294MC PRO
Mounts
Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO
Filters
Explore Scientific UHC UHC Nebula Filter · ZWO UV IR Cut 2"
Accessories
ZWO EAF Electronic Focuser · ZWO ASIAIR Pro · ZWO Off-Axis Guider · Starfield 0.8x Focal Reducer
Software
ZWO ASIAir Pro · Photoshop CC 2019 · PixInsight
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM guide camera

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 5, 2020
Frames:
Astronomik H-alpha 12nm CCD 2": 5x300" (25') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Explore Scientific UHC UHC Nebula Filter: 10x120" (20') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Integration:
45'
Avg. Moon age:
15.09 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.88%

RA center: 18h04m03s.10

DEC center: -24°1825.6

Pixel scale: 2.262 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.245 degrees

Field radius: 1.150 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3014x2075

Locations: Home, Kerikeri, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

Lagoon Nebula is a giant interstellar cloud in the constellation Sagittarius. It is classified as an emission nebula and as an H II region. Captured during break in clouds with the UHC and Ha filters.

Several bok globules in the centre make this object even more distinctive.

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Lagoon Nebula HARGB, 



    
        

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