M8 + M20 Lagoon and Triffid Nebula

Constellation: Sagittarius        Distance: 5800 ans 9000 lightyears

Lagoon and Triffid Nebula

Image spcefications:
Exposure: 32 minutes (4 x 8 minutes)
Camera: Canon 20Da ISO with coldpack
Instrument: Televue 85 with focal reducer / field flattener
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: Vixen Guiding Scope 70S with SBIG ST-4
Image processing: ImagesPlus, Photoshop CS3, NoiseNinja
Location: Etoile St Cyrice, France
Date: 9 september 2007
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