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M 8 + M 20 (Lagoon + Trifid Nebula)

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Emission nebula
Sgr
2017-07-20
ATHOS Centro Astronómico / La Palma (900m)
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4 @ f=200mm
Star Adventurer
27x1min
27 min
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Nikon D5200A (ISO 1600)
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Michael Hanl, Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Michael Hanl
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The Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8) is one of the finest and brightest star-forming regions in the sky. It is a giant cloud of interstellar matter which is currently undergoing vivid star formation, and has already formed a considerable cluster of young stars.    
90’ x 60’
5 200 Ly
+ 6.0