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M8 - NGC 6523 - Open Cluster and Nebula

 
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Location Data
Constellation: Sagittarius
Right ascension: 18h 3.1m
Declination: Declination: -24° 23′
Distance:  ly
Size:  ly

Observation Data
Apparent magnitude: 5
Apparent size: 60' X 35' arcmins

M8 Location - Image From Stellarium

The images With Blue Borders were taken using equipment provided by the MAS Observatory
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula by Chad AndristM8 - Lagoon Nebula
Scope: FSQ106EDXIII, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MMC. Ha: 44x120s, OIII: 24x120s. 2.3 hours. Process: Pixinsight 1.8.5, Lightroom 4, Photoshop CS5. Full res/info at Astrobin. Oct. 2018
Photo by: Chad Andrist

M8 - M20 - Saturn by Gabe ShaunghnessyM8 - M20 - Saturn
Scope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII @ f/3.64, Camera: Nikon D610, ISO800. Exp: 12x20s. 4 min. Process: Pixinsight. Full res at Astrobin.
Sept 2018
Photo by: Gabe Shaughnessy

M8 by Paul BorchardtM8 - Lagoon Nebula 
Scope: Stellarvue SVQ100 F5.8, Cam: ZWO ASI1600MMC. Ha: 26x300", OIII: 29x300". Total: 4.6 hrs. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Full res at Astrobin. Sep. 2018
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

Sagittarius Wide Field  by Arun HegdeM8 / M20 / M21 Sagittarius Region
Widefield: Canon 5D Mark IV w/ 400mm f/5.6 at /6.3. 56 frames at 80 secs each. Process: RNC color stretch and Photoshop.
Jul. 2018
Photo by: Arun Hegde

M8 - The Lagoon Nebula  by Paul BorchardtM8 - The Lagoon Nebula
F-Scope, HyperStar at f/1.9 Canon T5 DSLR. ISO 1600. 20 exps of 2 min each along w/ 20 more at 30 secs each. Processing in Nebulosity, Pixinsight, and Photomatix Pro. April 2017.
Photo: Paul Borchardt

M8 - The Lagoon Nebula by Steve WiencekM8 - The Lagoon Nebula
Scope: TAK 150 with flattener at F7.2. Camera: SBIG 8300STT. ImagePlus, Nebulosity, and Photo Shop. Hubble pallet. 
Jan 2017
Photo: Steve Wiencek

M8 - F ScopeM8 - Lagoon Nebula
F-Scope, Hyperstar at f/1.9
Canon 60D DSLR, 10 30sec exp.
Aug 2015
Photo by: Tamas Kriska

M8 - Lagoon NebulaM8 - Lagoon Nebula
TOA-130F, f/5.3, STF-8300M. 5nm NB Filters, Total exp: 7 hrs (2hr Ha, 2hr SII, and 3hr OIII).
July 2014.
Photo by: Dennis Roscoe

M8M8
Remote from NM. TAK FCT 150, 45 min exp (3x15 min). STL11000 camera.
Apr 2008
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz

M8M8
B-Scope
Aug. 22, 2003
Photo by: Steve Diesso