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Ahmad Al iqabi
Iraq alkut
02:45 am

Equipment Details:

Explore scientific 80 ed Triplet Apo
Skywatcher HEQ5 pro mount
Camera zwo 294 mc pro cooled
Optolong L-eNhance 2
QHYCCD QHY5L-II-M Guide camera
Qhy Mini Guide Scope

Post-processing Details:

Light 60 * 180s Gain 120
Dark 20
Flat 100
Dark flat 100
Bias 100
Total time ~ 3.0 hours
Sky Bortle 4
Stacked astro pixel processor

Image Details:

The Lagoon Nebula, Messier object 8 (M8) or NGC 6523, in the constellation of Sagittarius