M8 / M20 high resolution widefield

Posted by Richard Crisp
on Tuesday, July 21, 2009

By Richard Crisp

Taken June 20, 2009 from my cattle ranch in the California Sierra Gold Country.

Telescope was Astro-Physics AP155EDF f/7 used with a 4" field flattener

Camera was FLI Proline PL39000C 39 megapixel one shot color camera

A Baader Planetarium 50 x 50 mm IR blocking luminance filter was used

Mount was an Astro-Physics AP1200GTO

Exposures were 19 x 15 minute subexposures, total of 4H 45M

higher resolution photos here:


full resolution: http://www.narrowbandimaging.com/images/m8_m20_ap155_f7_baader_19x15min.jpg


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