Saturn near the Lagoon – September 20, 2018

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I did eventually manage to image the planet Saturn next to the two well known nebulae, TH Lagoon and Trifid (Messier 8 and Messier 20).

Equipment: Jupiter 37A 135 F/3.5 (@F/4) lens, Bader 7nm H-alpha filter, ASI 1600MM, Bin 2×2, 15x120sec, Gain 150, Gamma 60, Sensor temp (without cooling): +18 Celsius. Guiding via PHD2 and a 50mm lens with ASI174MM.

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