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Contains:  M 21, NGC 6531, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
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M20 The Trifid Nebula, 


            Kevin Parker
M20 The Trifid Nebula

M20 The Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO 10" F4

Imaging camera:Pentax K-5

Mount:Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Filters:Baader Semi-APOCLS

Accessory:Baader MPCC Mark III Coma Corrector

Resolution: 4000x2586

Dates:July 13, 2015

Frames: 584x30"

Integration: 4.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.07% job: 689750

RA center: 270.633 degrees

DEC center: -22.976 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.146 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.299 degrees

Field radius: 0.758 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Mackay, Queensland, Australia



Kevin Parker
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M20 The Trifid Nebula, 


            Kevin Parker