Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6531  ·  Trifid nebula
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M20 The Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

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M20 The Trifid Nebula
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M20 The Trifid Nebula

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M20 The Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

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M20 The Trifid Nebula
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M20 The Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8IN

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY8

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm mini guider

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: Baader Planetarium MPCC Mark III

Software: Star Tools  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.X  ·  Photoshop CS6

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter


Dates:July 27, 2013

Frames: 8x300" (40')

Integration: 40'

Avg. Moon age: 19.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.38%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 88085

RA center: 18h02m08s

DEC center: -23°0119

Pixel scale: 1.974 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.731 degrees

Field radius: 0.996 degrees


Resolution: 3024x2013

Locations: Backyard, Gainesville, FL, United States

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M20 The Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero