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Contains:  Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
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Messier 20, the Trifid nebula, 


            Chris Lasley
Messier 20, the Trifid nebula

Messier 20, the Trifid nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4144x2822

Dates:July 26, 2019

Frames: 30x120"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.67% job: 2830442

RA center: 270.615 degrees

DEC center: -22.964 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.818 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.926 degrees

Field radius: 0.569 degrees

Locations: River Ridge Observatory (RRO), Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


Messier 20, the Trifid nebula
Messier 20 taken with an Orion 203mm f/4.9 Newtonian, Paracorr II, and ZWO ASI294MC Pro. Total of 30 x 120 second frames at 300 gain. Frames captured in Sequence Generator Pro and processed with PixInsight.



Chris Lasley
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Messier 20, the Trifid nebula, 


            Chris Lasley