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Contains:  M 20, NGC 6514, Trifid nebula
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Trifid Nebula, 


            Robert Schumann
Trifid Nebula
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Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Dates:July 3, 2019

Frames: 120x120" bin 0x0

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.68%

Basic astrometry details job: 2792248

RA center: 18h 2' 24"

DEC center: -22° 58' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.775 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.123 degrees

Field radius: 0.694 degrees

Resolution: 5107x3930

Locations: Volkssternwarte Hannover / Public observatory Hanover, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


M20 is a very hard object to capture from a City in northern Germany! But with a lot of post-processing i was able to get a nice Image of this stunning nebula, which reaches only an elevation of 15 degrees over the Horizon.



Robert Schumann
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Trifid Nebula, 


            Robert Schumann