M8, the Lagoon Nebula

Emission nebula in the constellation Sagittarius. It is bright enough to be dimly visible to the naked eye in a dark sky.

Date: June 9, 2002
Exposure: 30 minutes
Telescope: LX200 10" @ f/10
Guiding: SBIG STV
Camera: Olympus OM-1
Film: Kodak Supra 400
Scanned: Hewlett Packard S20
Processing: Adobe Photoshop 6

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