M8, M20 and NGC 6559 in narrowband palette

Posted by ivanbok
on Saturday, August 12, 2017

Under the heavily light polluted skies of city lights in Singapore, narrowband filters provide an avenue to capture the rich detail of celestial objects bearing discrete emission lines. While often photographed, this image of M8, M20 and NGC 6559 features the iconic trio in a literally different light using a custom narrowband colour scheme based on the Hubble Palette.

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