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M20 Trifid Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron NexStar 8SECelestron Reducer - Corrector Item # 94175

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Focal reducers: Celestron f/6.3 FR/FF

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Baader OIII 8,5nmBaader H-alpha 7nm

Resolution: 3358x2536

Dates: June 26, 2013

Locations: Home Observatory

Frames: 20x1800"

Integration: 10.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.53%

RA center: 270.621 degrees

DEC center: -22.998 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.013 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.872 degrees

Field radius: 0.592 degrees

Description

The Trifid Nebula is an Hydrogen II region located in Sagittarius. Its name means 'divided into three lobes'. The object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars; an emission nebula, a reflection nebula and a dark nebula.

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