Trifid Nebula, Lagoon Nebula and M21 star cluster



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Date: 12 June 2010
Location: Beachy Head - East Sussex
Exposure: 12 x 5min at ISO 800
Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED on Skywatcher EQ6 mount.
Camera: H-alpha modified Canon EOS 350D
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with QHY5 camera.
Filters: IR/UV CLS filter
Processing: Stacked in IRIS and asinh range compression applied, scaled by 1/2.
Comments: Unfortunately, long exposures burnt out the Lagoon's core