The Lagoon Nebula – M8


Simon Hollingdale

East Sussex

Atik 314L mono through ed80 with a 0.6 reducer.
Guided using a finder guider & phd neq6 mount.

This is a picture of M8 the Lagoon Nebula. It is quite low down in the sky from the UK so it’s tricky to image through the murky low atmosphere. This is made up of 12x3mins of each filter R/G/B and 18x3mins through an Ha filter.