Wide Field: M8 Region


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Equipment

(Top Image) 106mm Takahashi f/5 refractor.
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

(Bottom image) 76mm Televue (with 0.8x field flattener)
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

L R G B color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = synthetic binned 1x1
Red = 20 minutes (top) 40 minutes (bottom) binned 1x1
Green = 20 minutes (both) binned 1x1
Blue = 20 minutes (both) binned 1x1

Minimum credit line: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF (top image)
Jeff and Paul Neumann/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF (bottom image)

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Updated: 06/14/2005