[back] M 8 (Lagoon Nebula) in Sagittarius [NED]

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Image Type, Orientation: Ha-RGB Composite, North is up. Primary focus image, for Ha a 2x1 secondary focus mosaic was added.
Exposure time: For primary focus image: Ha: 6x60 sec. 1x1 bin, R,G,B: 3x60 sec. 2x2 bin. For secondary focus: Ha: 10x180 sec. 1x1 bin for each of the 2 mosaic images.
Exposure date: For primary focus: September 13th, 2004. For secondary focus: May, 22nd, 2004.
Location: Capella Observatory at Amani Lodge, Kupferberg near Windhoek, Namibia.
Filter: FR03 + Astronomik
Typ II HaRGB filters.
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in primary focus, f=1800 mm combined with secundary focus 2x1 image mosaic (f=4800 mm) for the center.
Seeing (FWHM): 2.9" (may be affected by the wasted heat of the not yet water-cooled CCD camera) for the primary focus exposures, 2.1" for the secondary focus exposures.
Photographer: Josef Pöpsel (primary focus), R. Sparenberg, S. Binnewies, V. Robering (secondary focus).

The primary focus image of M8 was shot directly after installing the primary focus corrector lenses without any adjustements.

Image processed with CCDSharp and DDP.




Das Primärfokusbild von M8 entstand direkt nach der Installation der Primärfokus-Korrektor-Linsen ohne jegliche Justierung..

Das Bild wurde mit Hilfe von CCDSharp und DDP bearbeitet.

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