My two and a half hour exposure of the Lagoon Nebula, M8.
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Burnham’s Celestial Handbook (forty years old and still available) describes M8 as “One of the finest of the diffuse nebulae….seen … More
M8, a nebula in Sagittarius, the Lagoon Nebula. Details: Exposure: 3 x 4 min ISO 800 Gear: Skywatcher ED120 refractor, 840mm … More
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