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Contains:  Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
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M20 - Trifid Nebula, 


            Nicholas Jones
M20 - Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FS-128

Imaging camera:QSI 583 ws

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Software:CCDStack 2

Filter:Astrodon LRGB2

Resolution: 3123x2466

Dates:July 17, 2015

Frames: 28x480"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.10% job: 700265

RA center: 270.611 degrees

DEC center: -22.980 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.071 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.457 degrees

Field radius: 0.592 degrees

Locations: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia


Scope: Takahashi FS-128 mm refractor, focal length 1040mm
Camera: QSI583 WSG with a Loadstar X2 off axis guider
Acquisition: 7 x 8mins LRGB
Mount: Astro-Physics 1100gto
Location: Arkaroola Village, South Australia
Camera cooling: -30c
Image scale 1.07"/pixels
Processed with CCDStack



Nicholas Jones
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M20 - Trifid Nebula, 


            Nicholas Jones