Martin Germano obtained this fine b/w film image of the Lagoon Nebula M8 in April, 2001. It was taken with his 14.5" f/5 Newtonian stopped to f/6 (12"), using hypered Kodak Tech Pan 2415 film. This is a blend by Picture Window Pro 2.5 of a 30-minute and a 15-minute exposure.
This CCD image of the Lagoon Nebula M8 was obtained by Michael Purcell from New Mexico. Taken on April 12, 1999 at 03:03, this is a 5-minute exposure, taken with ST-7 CCD camera and Meade 10-inch f/6.3 SC telescope.
by French amateur Andrea
by French amateur Maxime
Grove Creek Observatory (GCO) images of the Lagoon Nebula M8
Last Modification: June 15, 1999