- Description: Open Cluster and emission nebula in Sagittarius. Open cluster M21 and the Trifid
nebula (M20) are located near the top of the image, Messier 8 - the Lagoon Nebula - is the large red nebula.
One of my last film images! The open cluster inside M8 is NGC6530 and glows at magnitude 4.6, containing about
- Film: Kodak Ektachrome E200
- Scope: 8" f1.5 Schmidt camera
- Exposure: 3 x 4 Minutes, digitally stacked.
- Location: nr Cayley, Ab.
- Date: 24 June, 2006