Sunday, August 16, 2009

M8 + M20 + M21

Only 6 images stacked because of clouds. Need to try this again.
The large nebula on left is M8 (Lagoon Nebula), little nebula
is M20 (Trifid) and star cluster just to the upper right of M20
is Open Cluster M21.

William Optics ZS70 + 0.8 flatten/reducer
Canon 40D, 6 60-sec exposures, ISO800, F/5
Sirius Mount
Coral, IL

Friday, August 14, 2009

M13 - Hercules Cluster

Orion 100mm F/9
Canon 40D, 45 60-sec exposures, ISO800
Sirius Mount
Streamwood, IL