Simcoe Skies Astronomy

M8 - The Lagoon Nebula (partial shot)

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M20 - The Lagoon Nebula - SSAA starparty 2008

Magnitude: 6.0
Size: 90.0' x 40.0' (camera captures about 12'x9')
Location: Sagittarius
Date: Aug 2/08
Exposures: 160
Exposure Length: 5 seconds
Amp on setting: OFF
Camera Mode: RAW
Brightness: 100
Gamma: 60
Gain: 75
Color: R34B16
Filter: IR filter

Notes: First try at this target, with a pleasing result. This was taken during the 2008 SSAA star party near Peterborough.



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