The Hourglass Nebula (M8)



Date: July 11, 2005
Location: Montebello Ridge, CA
Scope: Takahashi FS102 @ 600mm
Guiding: Vixen 60mm refractor with SBIG ST-4
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Camera: SBIG ST2000XM
Filters: Custom Scientific in FLI CFW
Exposure details:
3x15min Hydrogen Alpha for red
3x15min OIII for green
3x15min Sulfur for blue
Processing: MaximDL for calibration, alignment and combining.  PSCS for final processing