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M8 the Lagoon nebula

M8 the Lagoon nebula
Ocala, FL
Constellation: Sagittarius
~4,100 light years distant
RGB data from May 29, 2011
2 minute exposures stacked in DSS for total integration time of 4 hours 21 min
PS CS5
Orion 80mm EON
Orion 80mm guide scope with SSAG
Canon T1i (Hap Griffin modified)
CG-5 mount (Hyper-tuned)
Atronomik CLS light pollution filter clip for Canon EOS
Hydrogen alpha image was a test image using a new QSI CCD camera. This was a single 8 min exposure taken May 26, 2012
8 min exposure combined with RGB data using Registar.
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M8 the Lagoon nebula