Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6531  ·  Trifid nebula
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M20 Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

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M20 Trifid Nebula
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M20 Trifid Nebula

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M20 Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

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M20 Trifid Nebula
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M20 Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher ED APO 102 Black Diamond

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 30D

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher Sw .85 reducer

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  PHD guiding

Filters: CLS


Dates:May 2, 2012

Frames: 9x1200" (3h)

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 10.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.41%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 100480

RA center: 18h 2' 42"

DEC center: -22° 52' 15"

Pixel scale: 1.681 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 103.425 degrees

Field radius: 0.548 degrees


Resolution: 2002x1221

Description

M20 Trifid Nebula, experimenting with long exposures and in camera noise reduction. ISO400

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M20 Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

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