Lagoon Trifid Nebula

 

 Two of the most famous objects in Sagittarius are the Lagoon M8, and Trifid M20 nebulas.  Easily seen under a dark sky just above the spout of the teapot in Sagittarius.

Telescope  Astrophysics 130mm Refractor

Location  Deadman Mountain, Northern Colorado

Camera Pentax 6x7 with PPF 400 film

Date:  July 1999