Name: Messier 8 (Mosaic of two)
    Other names: Lagoon Nebula
    Description: Diffuse Nebula
    Ascension: 18 : 03.8
    Declanation: -24 : 23
    Apparent diameter: 90*40 (arc min)
    Constellation: Sagittarius
    Magnitude: 6.0
    Distance: 5200 light years
    Equipment: Meade ETX90-ICX424-f/0.4
    Date / Time UTC: 11 july 2005
    Stacked : Left 72 of 155 - Right 55 of 135
    Exposure time: 25 s
    Location:

    Valle Ferro, Portugal

    Other info:

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