The Lagoon Nebula

M8 - The Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius

by Bob and Janice Fera

Officina Stellare RC-360AST 14" f/8 Ritchey Chretien Cassegrain
with single-element Riccardi field flattener

Apogee Alta U16M CCD Camera

Astrodon Filters

RGB Composite - 50:40:50 minutes

R:5x10m G:4x10m B:5x10m

Image acquired with CCDAutopilot

Processed in CCDstack and Adobe Photoshop

Taken July 9, 12, 13, 2010 from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA


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