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M8 and M20 - 17.8.2022 at 20.00 - 17.8.2022 at 21.00 Coonabarabran, Australia Observation number 109077

Visibility V / V

Tomi Kurri, Porin Karhunvartijat

I visited Coonabarabran, Australia's astronomy capital, around mid-August. The sky was really dark (Bortle 1) and the Milky Way was unimaginably bright. In addition to the southern sky, I photographed the Sagittarius region, which is invisible from Finland, and the center of the Milky Way. Here are the Trifid and Lagoon Mists.



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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M8 ja M20
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Canon EOS 6D (mod), Samyang 135mm, Star Adventurer. Exposure time 82x45s

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