Region around the Lagoon and Trifid

posted: 2950 days ago, on Wednesday, 2009 Aug 26 at 07:49
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, deep sky, Oleg Toumilovitch, Waterberg Planetary Festival.

The Lagoon nebula (M8, left), the Trifid (M20, right of centre) and NGC 6531 (M21, right edge). The field of view is 2 across.

Contributor: Oleg Toumilovitch

Equipment: Canon ESO 350, modified 400mm Sigma lens, piggybacked on an 8-inch Cassegrain and guided with the Foton AstroCam.
Date: 2009 August.

nothing more to see. please move along.