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Contains:  Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
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M20 The Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius  6/29/2017, 





    
        

            rigel123
M20 The Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius  6/29/2017

M20 The Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius 6/29/2017

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ED80T CF

Imaging cameras:Atik 314L+Atik 314L+ Color

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion USA Mini Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Orion SSAG

Software:DeepSkyStackerNebulosityPhotoshop CS4Registar

Filter:ATIK RGB

Resolution: 995x1463

Dates:June 25, 2017June 26, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Series E L: 26x300" -10C bin 1x1
ATIK RGB: 24x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.2 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 2.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.56%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean FWHM: 3.75

Temperature: 17.00

Astrometry.net job: 1634778

RA center: 270.578 degrees

DEC center: -23.114 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.769 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -171.873 degrees

Field radius: 0.680 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Mason, Ohio, United States

Description

My first LRGB image of this object. I was surprised how much of the reflection portion of the nebula I was able to pick up with this object basically hanging in the light dome of Cincinnati and barely getting above my neighbors roof!

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License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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M20 The Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius  6/29/2017, 





    
        

            rigel123