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M8 and M20

The M8(Lagoon) and M20(Trifid) nebulae are a pair of bright emission nebulae in the constellation Sagittarius.

M8 distance is estimated at 5000 light years which would make its physical diameter about 100 light years.

M20 consists of a conspicuous emission nebula as well as a remarkable reflection nebula.

 

Total exposure time 8 hours:

RGB 3.7,Ha 4.5

Canon450D(not mod)

Canon300 2.8

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Taken on August 13, 2014