Location of Photo:
Date/Time of photo:
May 29 - September 29, 2013
Telescope: TEC-140 (F7) Camera: SBIG ST-8300M Mount: AP900 GTO Luminance: 24x20 minutes (binned 1x1) Red: 8x15 minutes (binned 2x2) Green: 11x15 minutes (binned 2x2) Blue: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
This is a picture of M8, also known as the Lagoon Nebula. It is an emission nebula about 4,100 light years away in the constellation Sagittarius. It spans a distance of about 110 light years by 50 light years.