Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 20  ·  NGC 6514  ·  Trifid Nebula

Image of the day 08/07/2012

    M20 'Trifid Nebula' in Sagittarius, 



    
        

            Giovanni Benintende

    M20 'Trifid Nebula' in Sagittarius

    Image of the day 08/07/2012

      M20 'Trifid Nebula' in Sagittarius, 



    
        

            Giovanni Benintende

      M20 'Trifid Nebula' in Sagittarius

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Pro RC 320

      Imaging cameras: SBIG STL6303e

      Mounts: Astro-Physics 1200 GTO

      Focal reducers: Officina Stellare f/6.75

      Software: CCDStack  ·  Selfmade MaxCombine  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometry Engine  ·  Larry Weber FocusMax  ·  Maxim DL  ·  CCDCommander  ·  Selfmade GuideStar Watcher

      Filters: Baader Planetarium G 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium Red  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader L 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium Blue (2")

      Accessory: Sbig AOL  ·  FLI PDF Focuser


      Dates:June 14, 2012

      Frames: 78x600" (13h)

      Integration: 13h

      Avg. Moon age: 24.92 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 22.20%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 3766591

      RA center: 18h02m31s

      DEC center: -22°5909

      Pixel scale: 1.097 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 290.839 degrees

      Field radius: 0.376 degrees


      Resolution: 2000x1450

      Locations: Cota Observatory, Troina, EN, Italy

      Data source: Own remote observatory

      Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

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      M20 'Trifid Nebula' in Sagittarius, 



    
        

            Giovanni Benintende