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Date/Location August 13, 2015 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG STF-8300C CCD Camera -5°C
Telescope William Optics Star 71 - 71mm f/4.9 apochromatic refractor
Mount Paramount ME
Exposure 80 minutes (8 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS5
Other Lagoon Nebula - Magnitude 5.0; 90 x 40 arc minutes in size. Trifid Nebula - Magnitude 6.3; 13 arc minutes in size. Both in Constellation Sagittarius;
M8 & M20
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