Lagoon and Trifid Nebulas, California

Lagoon and Trifid Nebulas
Panamint Valley, California
Canon EOS 6D   *   EF200mm f/2.8L II USM   *   ISO 800   *   120 sec @ f/4

Combined stack of ten 2 minute exposures, 20 min. total exposure.

The Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8) in Sagittarius is visible to the naked eye from dark skies. This image through a 200mm lens also captures the nearby Trifid Nebula (Messier 20).

Photo ID: 20140429-21 Stack 10 v2