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Contains:  Hourglass nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 8, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, NGC 6530, The star 7Sgr, The star 9Sgr
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M 8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Dave Watkins
M 8 Lagoon Nebula
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M 8 Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Dates:July 24, 2019July 25, 2019July 26, 2019

Astrodon 5nm Ha: 9x1200" -10C bin 1x1
Orion Blue 1.25": 20x180" -10C bin 1x1
Orion Green 1.25": 20x180" -10C bin 1x1
Orion Red 1.25": 14x180" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.7 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 22.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3262898

RA center: 18h 4' 20"

DEC center: -24° 19' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.609 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 166.855 degrees

Field radius: 0.774 degrees

Resolution: 2716x2145

Data source: Backyard



Dave Watkins

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Sky plot


M 8 Lagoon Nebula, 


            Dave Watkins