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Taken 4-Dec-21
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Dimensions3072 x 4612
Original file size2.29 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date modified4-Dec-21 14:21
M8 and M20 Nebulae

M8 and M20 Nebulae

This is a reprocessed version of M8 (Lagoon) and M20 (Trifid) nebulae in Sagittarius The original version is image 350.
Date and location of data taking- 2010-08-14 at Metchosin, Vancouver Island, BC.
Date of reprocessing - 2021/09/26
Conditions excellent for seeing, moisture, lack of wind and very dark skies. Temp 12 deg C at 1:00am.
Equipment - 105mm apo refractor with 0.8x reducer for focal length of 588mm at f/5.6. Canon T1i (modified). HEQ5 mount.
Exposure - 90 lights and 31darks at ISO 1600 for 60s with 8 flats for calibration.
Processing in Images Plus, Pixinsite and Photoshop