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Contains:  M 21, NGC 6531, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
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M20 - The Trifid Nebula, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory
M20 - The Trifid Nebula

M20 - The Trifid Nebula

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Resolution: 4096x4096

Dates:June 8, 2018

Frames:
Baader Blue: 1x120" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x120" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x120" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.1 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 23.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.80%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 2095239

RA center: 270.578 degrees

DEC center: -23.027 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.217 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.981 degrees

Field radius: 0.979 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

The Trifid Nebula (catalogued as Messier 20 or M20 and as NGC 6514) is an H II region located in Sagittarius.

Imaged by: Eric, Jack, and Maya.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).

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M20 - The Trifid Nebula, 





    
        

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