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



    
        

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M20 The Trifid Nebula
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M20 The Trifid Nebula

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M20 The Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Kevin Parker
M20 The Trifid Nebula
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M20 The Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: 8 inch F4 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-5

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Filters: Baader Semi-APO

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III Coma Corrector


Dates:March 15, 2015

Frames: 84x30" (42')

Integration: 42'

Avg. Moon age: 23.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.12%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 571565

RA center: 18h02m29s.3

DEC center: -22°5746

Pixel scale: 1.217 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.607 degrees

Field radius: 0.530 degrees


Resolution: 2580x1782

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M20 The Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Kevin Parker