M8 "Lagoon" Nebula | Maurizio Cabibbo

Maurizio Cabibbo
Location of photo
Date/Time of photo
26 June 2011 h. 00.03 am
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
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.
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