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Contains:  M 21, NGC 6531, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514

Image of the day 05/30/2018

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    Trifid nebula surrounded by hydrogen, 





    
        

            Nikita Misiura
    Trifid nebula surrounded by hydrogen

    Trifid nebula surrounded by hydrogen

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3287x2474

    Dates:April 15, 2018April 19, 2018April 24, 2018April 26, 2018April 27, 2018May 10, 2018May 11, 2018May 12, 2018May 14, 2018May 15, 2018May 16, 2018May 17, 2018May 18, 2018May 19, 2018

    Frames:
    Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 15x1200" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 6x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 10x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 16x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 32x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 18x600" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 18.7 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 12.92 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 25.77%

    Astrometry.net job: 2069340

    RA center: 270.766 degrees

    DEC center: -22.863 degrees

    Pixel scale: 2.097 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 0.037 degrees

    Field radius: 1.198 degrees

    Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

    Data source: Amateur hosting facility

    Description

    Very bright but not that easy to process object.

    Was surprized to see quite a lot of hydrogen around it. Rev D shows Ha channel only. You can see that there is a lot of hydrogen and it even has some structure.

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    Author

    nekitmm
    Nikita Misiura
    License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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    H alpha only

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    Trifid nebula surrounded by hydrogen, 





    
        

            Nikita Misiura