M8 – Lagoon Nebula shot with Canon Rebel Xsi through 102mm Apo Refractor

Photographer
AstroBackyard
Email
trevor@astrobackyard.com
Location of photo
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Date/Time of photo
July 2, 2016
Equipment
Explore Scientific ED102 CF, Sky Watcher HEQ5 Pro, Canon Xsi
Description
The Lagoon Nebula does not rise very high in the sky from my latitude, it barely clears my backyard fence! In my opinion, Messier 8 is one of the most beautiful nebulae in the night sky. I associate it with warm summer nights in my backyard!
Website
http://www.astrobackyard.com
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