Contains:  Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514

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    Trifid nebula M20, 





    
        

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    Trifid nebula M20

    Trifid nebula M20

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2020x1515

    Dates:Aug. 22, 2017

    Frames: 46x120"

    Integration: 1.5 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 0.79 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.70%

    Astrometry.net job: 1729062

    RA center: 270.599 degrees

    DEC center: -22.991 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.294 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 10.977 degrees

    Field radius: 0.454 degrees

    Locations: Hakos Guest Farm, 100km past Windhoek, Namibia

    Data source: Unknown

    Description

    The Trifid nebula is one of the gems of the summer milky way, emission and reflection mix with dark nebulae to create this unique personality known to everybody familiar with astronomy.

    A 17/6/8/9 subframes LRGB set using 3min subframes was mixed with 6 H Alpha frames of 8min to create this picture.

    A crop and almost full field is provided at 66% resolution.

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