Lagoon Nebula (M8)

Lagoon Nebula

The Lagoon Nebula (also known as M8 and NGC 6523) is a giant 50-light-year-wide interstellar cloud in H II region, in the
Sagittarius constellation, being illuminated by newborn stars within.

Camera : Canon 10D
Telescope : 8" f4 Reflector. Vixen GPDX Equatorial mount
Exposure Time : 3 Minutes, ISO 800
Processing: Photoshop
Date : August 2005
Location : Kaituna, Masterton, New Zealand