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M-20 Trifid Nebula HDR, 


            Ray Morris
M-20 Trifid Nebula HDR
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M-20 Trifid Nebula HDR

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON 8

Imaging cameras: Canon DSLR EOS 60da

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm Short Tube

Guiding cameras: Celestron NexGuide

Focal reducers: Starizona SCT Corrector f/7.5

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS3

Dates:June 30, 2014

Frames: 20x240" ISO3200

Integration: 1.3 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 2.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.03%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2916327

RA center: 18h 2' 14"

DEC center: -23° 4' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.067 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.781 degrees

Field radius: 0.464 degrees

Resolution: 2608x1727

Locations: Douglas Springs Trailhead, Tucson, AZ, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard


More old data converted to HDR using freeware Luminance HDR. See tech card for equipment and exposures.



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M-20 Trifid Nebula HDR, 


            Ray Morris