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M-8, Lagoon Nebula
Astrophotography attracted me because it is both art and science and the stars has always held me in fascination. I live in Grand Junction, Colorado and most of my viewing is occurs in my backyard but my favorite lace is in the La Sal mountains in Utah but any dark night without light pollution will work.
Details
Date Taken: 06/28/2014
Photographer: Victor Barton
Location: Bogan Flats Campground, Colorado
Telescope: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph Reflector Telescope
Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Other Camera: Nikon D 3100
Processing: Photoshop
Exposure: 1X180 sec
Other Equipment Used: 24770
Notes: Moonless night with light pollution

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