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



    
        

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Trifid Nebula M20
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Trifid Nebula M20

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C9.25 Starbright XLT

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lacerta MGEN2-Autoguider with 9x50 Finder Scope

Focal reducers: Celestron F6.3 Reducer/Corrector

Software: Nikita Misiura Starnet ++  ·  Fitswork 4.4.7  ·  GIMP 2.10.4  ·  Luc Coiffier's DSS


Dates:July 13, 2020

Frames: 50x100" ISO1250

Integration: 1.4 hours

Darks: ~21

Flats: ~31

Avg. Moon age: 22.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 12.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4117123

RA center: 18h 2' 27"

DEC center: -22° 59' 16"

Pixel scale: 0.863 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.387 degrees

Field radius: 0.352 degrees


Resolution: 2334x1784

Locations: Field, Bad Pirawarth, Lower Austria, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

Caught the Trifid low in the South-West just before seasonal dissapearance. It's a relatively short exposure due to the object of desire being lost in the haze of Vienna city in the course of the night, but I'm happy with this first try.

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Description: Reprocessed entire stack using subtle deconvolution and tonal enhancement

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