Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 20  ·  NGC 6514  ·  Trifid nebula
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Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Adam Ament
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Trifid Nebula

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Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Adam Ament
Trifid Nebula
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Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Telescope Engineering Company TEC140 TEC-140

Imaging cameras: Quantum Scientific Imaging QSI583wsg-8

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Telescope Engineering Company TEC140 TEC-140

Guiding cameras: Lodestar Autoguider X2

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics QUAD TCC 0.72x

Software: Software Bisque Sky X Pro  ·  Photoshop CC 2017 Photoshop cs4  ·  PixInsight Core 01.08.04.1195 Ripley (x64)

Filters: Astrodon Gen2E Lum  ·  Astrodon Gen2E Red  ·  Astrodon Gen2E Green  ·  Astrodon Gen2E Blue

Accessory: Starlight Instruments Focus Boss II w/ HSM 20


Frames:
Astrodon Gen2E Blue: 80x120" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon Gen2E Green: 80x120" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon Gen2E Lum: 200x60" (3h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon Gen2E Red: 80x120" (2h 40') bin 1x1

Integration: 11h 20'


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2106979

RA center: 18h 2' 26"

DEC center: -22° 58' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.573 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.005 degrees

Field radius: 0.481 degrees


Resolution: 1747x1338

Locations: Backyard, Dickinson, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I am pleased with the way this turned out. I think the short exposures helped me with the background. I am in Bortles 6 skies with a neighbor who has his backyard lit up with a high pressure sodium.(mounted on a pole 30' up 50 yards from my set up.

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