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Contains:  Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
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M20 - Trifid nebula, 


            Nicholas Jones
M20 - Trifid nebula

M20 - Trifid nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4440x3516

Dates:July 12, 2018

Frames: 92x300"

Integration: 7.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.60% job: 2149494

RA center: 270.656 degrees

DEC center: -22.953 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.587 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.862 degrees

Field radius: 0.462 degrees

Data source: Backyard


The famous Trifid Nebula

Location: Terip Terip, Victoria, Australia

Dates: 19 May 2018, 12-14 July 2018
Optics: AG Optical Systems 12.5" iDK,
Focal length 2121 mm
Camera: mono FLI ML16200 with a Loadstar X2 on an Astrodon MOAG off-axis guider.
Acquisition: Software: Sequence Generator Pro
LRGB : 33 x 5min lum
17 x 5min red
23 x 5min green
19 x 19min green
total integration 92 x 6min = 9 hours 20 mins
Astrodon Gen II filters
Sensor temp: -30
Jet stream speed: 55km/hr
Calm conditions



Nicholas Jones
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M20 - Trifid nebula, 


            Nicholas Jones