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Contains:  M 20, NGC 6514, Trifid nebula
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Trifid in LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA 16N

Imaging camera:QSI 683wsg-8

Mount:ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85

Guiding telescope or lens:ASA 16N

Focal reducer:ASA Astrosysteme ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Corrector 0,95x


Filters:Astrodon 31mm Ha 5nmAstrodon 31mm RedAstrodon 31mm Blue

Dates:May 9, 2019

Frames: 96x300"

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.72%

Basic astrometry details job: 2689501

RA center: 18h 2' 25"

DEC center: -22° 59' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.781 degrees

Field radius: 0.413 degrees

Resolution: 6505x4337

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard


M20 is one of the jewels in the Sagittarius region of the Milky Way. It's bright enough that even under light polluted skies I can manage a respectable image of it.



Andrew Lockwood
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Sky plot


Trifid in LRGB, 


            Andrew Lockwood

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