June 13 Intermediate DSO Run-Off!!
Posted 17 August 2013 - 08:03 AM
M8 - The Lagoon Nebula,
40x240sec. subs + darks and 7x60sec. subs.
Modified Canon 1100D(T3).
Skywatcher 120ED Pro Refractor.
SW EQ6 Mount guided with Celestron Nexguide autoguider.
Location: Mountain Sanctuary Park, South-Africa.
Larger version: http://astrob.in/48954/
Here's my M8 taken from my backyard on 6/16/2013. I used QHY8L color CCD through a TMB-130SS with a William Optics Flattener IV. All processing was done with PixInsight. Exposures were 19 x 300" and 3 x 600" through an Astronomik CLS-CCD filter.
You can see a larger version here: M8 The Lagoon Nebula
Thanks for looking!
Posted 22 August 2013 - 01:05 AM
Skywatcher 120 ED pro refractor; SW EQ6 Synscan mount;
Celestron Nexstar 8SE SCT; SW 80mm refractor;
Modified Canon 1100D (T3); Canon 550D (T2i);
Canon 10-22mm Ultra wide angle lens;
Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8 L USM Lens;
Celestron Nexguide Autoguider.
Posted 22 August 2013 - 05:56 AM
Posted 22 August 2013 - 05:02 PM
Excellent image, Phil. Congratulations!
Thanks Will! I really like the color you got on yours as well.
Posted 22 August 2013 - 05:05 PM
Congrats, Phil! What is your choice for the September target?
Ok, let's go for NGC6888, unless it's been done too recently.