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M8 - The Lagoon Nebula













  Object The Lagoon Nebula (M8), and Open Cluster (NGC6530), Left Center, in Sagittarius
  Telescope (Photo) Televue 85 refractor @ f7
  Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT @ f/6.3
  Camera (Photo) Canon 20Da DSLR
  Camera (Guiding) Meade DSI Pro II w/ PHD Guiding
  Exposure Detail Median combination of 15 images at 300 seconds, ISO1600; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 3.0; final image processing using Photoshop CS3
  Location Private Property at Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida
(N29.406, W82.860)
  Date 03/08/08