Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...

Trifid in LRGB

Technical card

Resolution: 6505x4337

Dates:May 9, 2019

Frames: 96x300"

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.72% job: 2689501

RA center: 270.608 degrees

DEC center: -22.994 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.781 degrees

Field radius: 0.413 degrees

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
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Trifid in LRGB, 


            Andrew Lockwood

In these public groups

Suburban Astrophotography