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Contains:  Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
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M 20 GSO RC 6, 


            Ben S Klerk
M 20 GSO RC 6

M 20 GSO RC 6

Technical card

Resolution: 3798x3054

Dates:July 15, 2018

Astronomik Ha 6nm 1.25": 24x600" -30C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 1.25" 6nm: 16x600" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB blue: 27x240" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB green: 25x240" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB lum: 23x120" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB red: 24x240" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.46% job: 3268608

RA center: 18h 2' 34"

DEC center: -22° 58' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.571 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 135.629 degrees

Field radius: 0.386

Locations: Home obs, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Backyard


Messier 20

The Trifid Nebula (M 20), is an Ha region located in Sagittarius. The name means divided into three lobes, the object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars; an emission nebula (the red portion), a reflection nebula (Blue portion and a dark nebula.

The Trifid Nebula is a star-forming region in the Scutum spiral arm of the Milky Way.



Ben S Klerk
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M 20 GSO RC 6, 


            Ben S Klerk