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MESSIER  8
16-APR-2010

MESSIER 8

The Lagoon Nebula is a giant interstellar cloud in the constellation Sagittarius.
The Lagoon Nebula is estimated to be between 4,000-6,000 light-years from the Earth.
Actual dimension of 110 by 50 light years.
Contains several dark nebulae such as B88, B89 and B296.
exposure data:
40 min with Orion 8"F4 Astrograph
Orion deep space imager
EQ6 mount
PHD guiding
Imaged from the 101 kilometer in Israel

Orion SSDSI

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