M8 "Lagoon" Nebula | Maurizio Cabibbo

Photographer
Maurizio Cabibbo
Email
mau.cab@libero.it
Location of photo
Italia
Date/Time of photo
26 June 2011 h. 00.03 am
Equipment
Takahashi TOA130 and Canon 1000D modified Baader Planetarium. Orion Starshoot Autoguider on Takahashi FSQ106EDXIII. Mou Losmandy G11. 8x6 min shots. Casole d'Elsa (Siena) Italy
Description
Huge interstellar cloud in the costellation of Sagittarius. It is estimated to be about 5,000 light years from earth. In the picture are visible several Bok globules, dark clouds of protostellar material.