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Buzz Jumaah
Auckland, New Zealand
03/18/2024
02:00 am

Equipment Details:

Main Telescope: SVBony SV503 102mm
Main Camera: ZWO ASI294MM Pro (Bin 2)
ZWO Electronic Filter Wheel + ZWO Electronic Auto-Focuser

Guide Telescope: SVBony SV106 60mm
Guide Camera: ZWO ASI120MC-s (bin2)
Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
Computer: ZWO ASI Air Plus

Filters: Optolong narrowband SII (S) 6.5nm, Ha (H) 7nm and OIII (O) 6.5nm filters

Post-processing Details:

Stacked in Siril, removed stars by Starnet+ then stretched then added the stars. Final photo was processed in Photoshop

Image Details:

The Lagoon Nebula (M8) is 4,100 light years away. The radius is 55 x 20 lightyears. It’s one of the only two star-forming nebulae faintly visible to the eye, you can see it as a distinct cloud-like patch with a definite core with binoculars.I captured it from my driveway through my telescope using Sulphur, Hydrogen-Alpha and Oxygen filters

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