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Object Info
Visible Objects M8 - The Lagoon Nebula, m20 - The Trifid Nebula, NGC6559
Types Emission/Reflection Nebulae
Centered at: RA: 11h 04m 00s Dec: -6040'58"
Constellation Approx 12 x 8 degrees centered on the M8/M20 nebulosity
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Distances
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Dimensions
Image Field Approx 12 degrees by 8 degrees
Notes A Map is available. Click "Hydrogen Alpha Maps" from the main page
Taken from: Tin Shed Observatory
Gold Coast, Queensland
Long - Lat = 153:23.54E - 27:56.8S
On: 19-Sep-2003



Image Info
Telescope 50mm Asahi Super-Takumar lens
Focal Length 50 millimetres
Telescope guiding None
Telescope control Astrometric Sky Walker II
CCD camera SBIG ST-10xe
Camera cooling Regulated Thermoelectric
Camera pixels 2184 x 1472 x 6.8um
Image scale 28 arcseconds per pixel
Processed with: Mira A/P, Maxim DL, AIP4Win, CCDSharp, Photoshop
Exposure times L = 36 minutes.
Image Calibrations All sub-images Dark Subtracted, Flat Fielded.