Astrophotography - Lagoon Nebula (M8)

Date2013/05/08
LocationLa Palma / Spain
ObjectLagoon Nebula (M8)
CameraAtik383L+
Guidingyes, Lacerta M-Gen autoguider via finderscope
TelescopeMeade LXD55 10" Schmidt-Newton
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Cooling-15°C
Luminance10x 400s, bin: 1x1
Red10x 100s, bin: 2x2
Green10x 100s, bin: 2x2
Blue10x 100s, bin: 2x2
Dark5x
Flat-
Total exposure~1h56m
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Astrophotography - Lagoon Nebula (M8) with DMK31AU03.AS

Tonight I made a first try with "The Image Source DMK31AU03.AS" on the Lagoon Nebula (M8). This nebula is quite close to the galactic center - that means roughly in this direction is the black hole of our galaxy located!

Date2012/07/14
LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectM8 (Lagoon Nebula)
CameraDMK31AU03.AS
Guidingnone
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Coolingnone
Luminance8x 40s
Rednone
Greennone
Bluenone
Dark4x
Flatnone
Total exposure~5m20sec.
Here are additional camera parameters I used: Total exposure: ~5m20s, Date: 2012/07/14, Location: Boeblingen / Germany, Camera: DMK31AU03.AS, Telescope: 8" f/5 GSO Newton, Image type: IR only, L: 8x 40s (IR), Camera settings: Auto max value: 1/30 (auto), Auto reference: 126, Brightness: 20, Gamma: 100, Gain: 1023. Last updated: December 20, 2015 at 14:53 pm