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Messier 8 ( Lagoon nebula)in Sagittarius

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Emission nebula
90’ x 40’
Sgr
5 200 Ly
2015-10-13
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
TS Imaging Star 100mm f/5.8
Astro Physics AP1200GTO
7x6 min ISO 800
42 min
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Nikon D810A
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
+ 6.00 mag
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 a considerable cluster of young stars. North is to the right
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