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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  M 20, NGC 6514, Trifid nebula
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M20 Trifid Nebula, 


M20 Trifid Nebula
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M20 Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80T CF  ·  William Optics 102 GT 20th Anniversary Edition

Imaging cameras: Atik 428EX  ·  Atik 460EX Mono

Mounts: Orion Atlas

Focal reducers: Orion 0.8x Imaging Focal Reducer for Refractors

Software: PixInsight  ·  sequence generator pro

Filters: Baader Planetariun RGB 1.25" Filters  ·  Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L

Dates:June 1, 2014Aug. 2, 2019Aug. 3, 2019

Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L: 40x300" bin 1x1
Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L: 33x300"
Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L: 17x420"
Baader Planetariun RGB 1.25" Filters: 18x420" bin 2x2

Integration: 10.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2851149

RA center: 18h 2' 23"

DEC center: -22° 58' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.686 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.098 degrees

Field radius: 0.552 degrees

Resolution: 1884x1416

Data source: Backyard


Luminance channel taken with the Atik460ex and color channel with the Atik428ex.



License: None (All rights reserved)

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M20 Trifid Nebula,