Lagoon and Trifid | Ian Gorenstein

Photographer
Ian Gorenstein
Email
laperuz@mail15.com
Location of photo
Cherry Springs Park, PA
Date/Time of photo
07/05/11
Equipment
Celestron NS11/Hyperstar3, QHY10 with Baader UHC-S/L-Booster Filter, guided on Celestron 70mm with DSI.
Description
This is one of the most beautiful regions of the Milky Way. Visible in the binoculars and small telescopes both these objects were cataloged by Messier. Summer's showcase is nevertheless always quite low in our 40-some-degree latitudes. I was fortunate enough to be in rural Pennsylvania to take this shot. Exposure time - 75 min.