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M8 - The Lagoon Nebula & M20 - The Trifid Nebula



Object (At bottom) The Lagoon Nebula (M8), and (at top) The Trifid Nebula (NGC20), in Sagittarius  
Telescope (Photo) Celestron 11" EdgeHD SCT OTA with Hyperstar @ f/2 on on Losmandy G-11 Mount
Telescope (Guiding) Orion EON 80mm ED Refractor @ f/6.25 on Losmandy G11 Mount  
Camera (Photo) Canon 60Da DSLR using ImagesPlus 4.0 Camera Control
Camera (Guiding) SBIG ST-i w/PHD Guiding
Exposure Detail Excluded-average combination of 17 images at 120 seconds each, ISO1600; RAW file conversion, full calibration (flat, dark, bias, flat-dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 4.50A; final image processing using Photoshop CS5
Location Cincinnati Astronomical Society's Dark-Sky Site (Adams County, Ohio) (N38.876, W83.464)
Date 09/15/12