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Contains:  B85, M 20, M20, NGC 6514, Sh2-30, Trifid nebula
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M20 - Trifid Nebula @ fair seeing - first attempt of 2017, 


            Daniel Nobre
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M20 - Trifid Nebula @ fair seeing - first attempt of 2017

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Ritchey Chretien 200mm F/8

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D modified

Mounts: iOptron iEQ45

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80 apochromatic refractor Orion ED80

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II-M QHY5L II mono

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCD tele compressor CCDT67 - 0.67x Reducer

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Astronomik CLS 2" Filter

Accessory: Telrad  ·  Shoestring Astronomy GPUSB

Dates:May 25, 2017

Frames: 30x270"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.17% job: 1591142

RA center: 18h 2' 33"

DEC center: -23° 1' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.012 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 140.747 degrees

Field radius: 0.654 degrees

Resolution: 3950x2463

Locations: Pandora Observatory, Pindamonhangaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil


Hello! This is my first version of Trifid Nebula - M20 @ fair seeing and still humid weather...but I
couldnt´ t resist! Hope you enjoy it! :-)



Daniel Nobre
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M20 - Trifid Nebula @ fair seeing - first attempt of 2017, 


            Daniel Nobre