M8 Lagoon Nebula in (L+Ha)(R+Ha)GB color

Date: 2 August 2005

Telescope: Borg 101ED on Gemini G-41 mount

Guiding: ST-4 Autoguider with Celestron/Vixen 80mm F11 refractor on side-by-side plate.

Camera: Genesis KAF-1602E with Astronomik FR-4 filterwheel with 34mm filters, Astro-Physics CCDT67 reducer

Location: Shui Hau, Hong Kong

Exposure:    L: 11 x 1min, 1x binning

                    Ha: 4 x 5min, 1x binning

                    R: 3 x 1min, 2x binning

                    G: 6 x 1min, 2x binning

                    B: 6 x 1min, 2x binning

Software: images acquired in MaximDL, then calibrated also in MaximDL and aligned in IRIS v4.27  and LRGB combined in Astroart v3.0 and final brightness adjustment and USM  in Photoshop.

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Mono version (L+Ha)