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



    
        

            Greg McCall
M20 Trifid Nebula
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M20 Trifid Nebula

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M20 Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Greg McCall
M20 Trifid Nebula
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M20 Trifid Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 26, 2019 ·  June 29, 2019 ·  June 30, 2019 ·  Aug. 3, 2019 ·  Sept. 3, 2019
Frames:
ZWO Blue: 55×180(2h 45′) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO Green: 56×180(2h 48′) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO H-alpha 7nm: 50×240(3h 20′) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO Luminance: 18×180(54′) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO Red: 37×180(1h 51′) -20°C bin 1×1
Integration:
11h 38′
Avg. Moon age:
16.72 days
Avg. Moon phase:
18.11%

RA center: 18h02m25s.9

DEC center: -23°0007

Pixel scale: 1.810 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 292.037 degrees

Field radius: 0.658 degrees

Resolution: 2048x1629

File size: 17.0 MB

Locations: Terrey Hills, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

Basically an LRGB image with a starless Ha used to enhance the red.

Most processing done in PixInsight, some final blending with layers in Photoshop and some final tweaks as well as producing the jpeg image in Lightroom

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M20 Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Greg McCall

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