The Trifid and Lagoon Nebulae region
Takahashi FS128 f/8 refractor + Sbig ST11000 ccd camera + Astrodon LRVB filters + Astelco NTM mount

Exposure times : Halpha=18x10min, R=V=B=8x10min

© Stéphane Guisard "Los Cielos de Chile"

This image shows the large Lagoon (known as "M8") nebula (at the bottom) and the trifid ("M20") nebula (at the top right) in the Sagittarius constellation.