Rich colourful Lagoon and Trifid with IC1274


Christian vd Berge

Kiripotib, Namibia

Nikon D600 with APM 107/700 with a Riccardi 0.75 reducer, mounted on Fornax 51 and guided with Lacerta MGEN

38x5min ISO800
20×10 ISO400
18x10min ISO400

Processed in PixInsight

This is the very colourful and interesting region of M20 and M8 with the distinct dark clouds, reflection nebulas, star clusters and of course the Lagoon, Trifid nebula and IC1274 with their Bok globules against the yellow backdrop of the core of our own Milky Way.