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Sagittarius Trio

This wonderful vista in Sagittarius, features the The Lagoon Nebula (M8), The Trifid Nebula (M20) and the lovely
nebula complex NGC 6559/IC1274, completes the famous Trio of nebulae, towards the heart of the Milky Way.

Takahashi FSQ106EDX4
FLI Proline 16803, CFW-5-7, Robofocus
LHaOIIIRGB = 150 60 60 45 45 45 = 6.75 hrs total exposure (bin 1X1)
New Deep-Sky RGB Astronomik filters
-30C chip temp, dark frames and flats (using Aurora Flat Field Panel) applied
Focal length 530mm, FOV = 4deg X 4deg
Image scale 3.5"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress Lodestar

Data collected on 15 July 2020

Equipment setup:

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

StarlightXpress CCD Cameras and imaging equipment

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

Astro Shop (Aus)

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart 5

Catseye Collimation

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

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