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M 8 + M 20  - Wide field

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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2015-10-12
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/4
Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO
21x3min
01h 03min
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EOS 6D (ISO 800)
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Justin Kabaus, Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Justin Kabaus
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Emission nebula
90’ x 40’
+ 6.0 mag
Sgr
5 200 light years
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. North is to the right.
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