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Photographer:

Morefield

Email:

Kevinrmorefield@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Auberry, CA

Date/Time of photo:

August 2016

Equipment:

SBIG STX16803, Planewave CDK14, and Paramount ME II

Description:

While very low in the sky from 37 degrees latitude, M8 or the Lagoon Nebula is a rich star factory to image. An open cluster of new stars sits just to the right of the hot spot of current birth. This is shot is composed of all unguided 5 minute exposures. 55 minutes of Hydrogen Alpha and 2 hours 20 minutes of Oxygen III. Ha for red, Ha+OIII for green, and OIII for blue.

Website:

instagram.com/morefield

Comments


Image of Vicki Vandersall

Vicki Vandersall

August 26, 2016 at 2:40 pm

Wow! Lagoon Nebula - Beautiful... 🙂

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