Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
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M8: lagoon Nebula, 


            Michael Caligiuri
M8: lagoon Nebula
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M8: lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106N

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST10XME

Mounts: AP1100GTO AP

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i Mono

Software: Adobe photoshop cc  ·  CCD Stack  ·  Maxim DL 6 Diffraction limited

Dates:Aug. 19, 2017

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.91%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3156091

RA center: 18h 4' 2"

DEC center: -24° 18' 18"

Pixel scale: 2.653 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.739 degrees

Field radius: 0.958 degrees

Resolution: 2163x1446

Locations: Palomar Mountain, San Diego, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller


Ha, LRGB image captured in 2017; 3.75 hrs of Ha; 30 min each LRGB



Michael Caligiuri
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M8: lagoon Nebula, 


            Michael Caligiuri