The Lagoon Nebula in SHO

The Lagoon Nebula in SHO
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The Lagoon Nebula in SHO

The Lagoon Nebula, Messier 8 (NGC 6523) is one of the finest star-forming regions in the sky, and is faintly visible to the naked eye. It is a giant glowing cloud of interstellar gas, divided by a dark lane of dust, containing a cluster of young stars (NGC 6530) that have formed from it.

(2.25 hours integration)
2020-05
Heaven's Mirror Observatory, Australia
Takahashi FSQ-106ED
FLI PL16803
Filters: Ha 6x450s , OIII 6x450s, SII 6x450s
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
Heaven's Mirror Observatory, Australia
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
May-June 2020
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
Ha, OIII & SII
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
Pixinsight, CCDstack, Photoshop
Credits ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Credits
Nicolas Rolland