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



    
        

            Mike Tapper
M20 The Trifid Nebula
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M20 The Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Megrez 90 AO

Imaging cameras: Atik 16C

Mounts: Losmandy GM-8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro Tech AT 66mm APO

Guiding cameras: CCD Labs QGuider

Software: Photoshop  ·  PHD Guiding 2  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.8


Dates:June 15, 2012

Frames: 20x300" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 25.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.85%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 193159

RA center: 18h02m24s.10

DEC center: -23°0158

Pixel scale: 4.275 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.521 degrees

Field radius: 0.607 degrees


Resolution: 620x492

Locations: Pulpit Rock Observatories , Hamburg, PA, United States

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M20 The Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Mike Tapper