Between the Scorpion and the Teapot
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This image shows the heart of our Milky Way Galaxy in the area between Scorpius and Sagittarius. The two bright stars at the bottom right edge are the "stinger" of the scorpion. To the left of that is the west half of the "teapot". There are eleven Messier objects in this image including M7, M6, M28, M8, M20, M21, M24, M23, M18, M17and M16.
Location: Cheddar Ranch Observatory
Telescope: Canon 18-55mm Lens
Camera: Canon 20D
Mount: Meade LXD55
Exposure Count: 30 x 3 minute, total exposure, 90 minutes
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