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The Details
Object
M8/M20/IC1275 in Sagittarius
Optics
Astro-Physics 105 mm f/6 Traveler
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG STL-11000M
Filters
Tru-Balance 6nm Hydrogen-alpha filter
Date
27/28 July and 01 August 2013
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
Ha 18 x 1200 sec 1x1 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, CCD Stack 2, Photoshop CS5
Orientation
Field of View: 03°08' x 02°05' centered on RA 18h05m59s
DEC -23°53'49". North angle359.3 °; east 90° CCW from north
Notes
The Astro-Physics 105mm f/6 Traveler and large format camera are an ideal setup for wide-field imaging. Here the Sagittarius region of M8, M20 and IC 1275 are captured in a single pane with a total exposure time of 6 hours.

 

 

 

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