Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  B85  ·  M 20  ·  M20  ·  NGC 6514  ·  Sh2-30  ·  Trifid Nebula  ·  Trifid nebula
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M20 Up Close and Personal, 



    
        

            Scotty Bishop
Powered byPixInsight

M20 Up Close and Personal

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planwave CDK 24

Imaging cameras: FLI PL 9000

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2021  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor

Filters: Astrodon L  ·  Astrodon B  ·  Astrodon G  ·  Astrodon R


Frames:
Astrodon B: 7x180" bin 1x1
Astrodon G: 6x180" bin 1x1
Astrodon L: 6x180" bin 1x1
Astrodon R: 7x180" bin 1x1

Integration: 1.3 hours


Astrometry.net job: 4272388

RA center: 18h 2' 34"

DEC center: -22° 59' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.620 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.939 degrees

Field radius: 0.334 degrees


Resolution: 2670x2819

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

Description

Here's M20 for you, nice and close up, or as close up as it can get while still on earth. I used one of the pro datasets included in my Gold plan subscription at telescope.live for this one. I honestly would have never thought of going for something like this since I can get it from my yard, but maybe I should rethink telescope time on objects up here after seeing what can be done with so little integration time.

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

M20 Up Close and Personal, 



    
        

            Scotty Bishop

In these public groups

Central USA
Cloudy Nights