The lagoon nebula (M8), found in the constellation of Sagittarius, is a giant interstellar cloud that contains proto-stellar material. To northern hemisphere observers, this emission nebula appears very low on the horizon but it is still very bright.
Date: 24 Sep 2016
Telescope: Explore Scientific 208 Newtonian
Camera: Modified Canon Rebel Xs
Mount: Celestron Advanced VX
Exposure: Total of 2 hours (40 x 3 min subs) at ISO 1600
Filter: Celestron Light Pollution
Ambient temperature ~ 10 c