M 8 Lagoon Nebula

M 8 Lagoon Nebula

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Object: M 8 LagoonNebula Constellation Sagittarius

Distance: 5200 light years

Date(s) Taken: June 18 - 28 2009

Telescope: Orion XT - 12 and Televue Paracorr

Focal Length: 1720 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Resolution: 0.89 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 10.5 hours total duration

20 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

19 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

9 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

15 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

 

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