Astrophotography by Mario Cogo

Small Sagittarius Star Cloud - M24

 

M24 the small star cloud in the constellation of Sagittarius. The northern portion of this rich star field include the two beautiful dark nebula B92 and B93. At the bottom of the image the complex nebulosity with the emission nebula IC1283 -1284 and the close reflection nebula NGC 6589 - 6590. 

 

- Date / Location : 22/05/2001 from Roques de los Muchachos "La Palma" (Canary Island - Spain)
- Optics / Lens : Astro-Physics Traveler 105mm f/6 EDFS  with AP Field Flattener - Nikon F3 
- Mount / Guide : Astro-Physics GE-600E GTO autoguided by SBIG ST4
- Exposure / Film : Composite of two 25-minute on un-hypered Kodak PJ400 Film
- Processing : Film scanned at 2700 dpi with Nikon CoolScan LS30 scanner, enhanced with Adobe Photoshop 6.0
- Note : Dry climate , windy

 


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