Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people

— Carl Sagan

Trifid Nebula

This is a 13 min combined image of the Trifid Nebula taken from Whiting on Thursday evening 7/24 at11:30 pm, located in Sagattarius which happens to be low in the South.  Orion 80ED, Starlight Xp camera, Orion Ha Filter on Vixen mount.

Trifid Nebula