Messier 8 - The Lagoon Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha light
Messier 8 - The Lagoon Nebula
  • Description: Messier 8 - The Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius. Located above is emission nebula Messier 20, aka the Trifid nebula. To the left of that is open cluster Messier 21.In the lower left corner is globular cluster NGC6544.
  • Camera: SBIG ST-10XME at -20C
  • Filter: AstroDon 6nm hydrogen-alpha
  • Scope: Takahashi FS60c with Sky 90 compressor
  • Mount: Astro-Physics AP900QMD
  • Exposure: 13 x 5 min
  • Location: near Cayley, Alberta.
  • Date: September 3, 2011
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