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M8 - Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius
12-JUL-2007

M8 - Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius

Hakos/Namibia

M8, the "Lagoon Nebula" is a very bright emission nebula, easily visible to the naked eye on a dark location. It radiates light mainly in the red H-alpha and greenish-blue OIII wavelength.
A larger version ca be seen here: http://www.pbase.com/gbachmayer/image/96436011/original

QHY8/ALccd 6c
Vixen R200SSDG(8"/F4)+ Televue Paracorr. Ha,Hb+OIII: 14x300sec with Astronomik UHC-filter. Stacking,averaging, enhancing in AstroArt, PixInsight SE and Photoshop CS2 full exif

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