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Lagoon Nebula and Trifid Nebula

Lagoon Nebula and Trifid Nebula

Takayuki Yoshida

Lagoon Nebula and Trifid Nebula

These Nebula in this picture are located in the constellation of Sagittarius. The Lagoon Nebula is on of the brightest nebulae in the night sky. It is visible as an elongated, milky cloud. It is a good subject for viewing through telescope or binoculars. The Trifid Nebula is a emission nebula in Sagittarius. Trifid Nebula's gas contrasts with the blue reflection nebula lying to its north. It is revealed on photographs with DSLR images.

Imaging information

Optics: KOWA PROMINAR 500mm F5.6 FL with TX07,350mm F4

Camera: Nikon D810A

Total Exposure: 270secX4

Location: Okayama Prefecture in Japan,2016