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Trifid Nebula (M20), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Trifid Nebula (M20)
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Trifid Nebula (M20)

Trifid Nebula (M20), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Trifid Nebula (M20)
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Trifid Nebula (M20)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:May 25, 2020

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 5x420" (35') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 6x420" (42') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 6x420" (42') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 4x420" (28') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 27'

Darks: ~80

Flats: ~80

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 2.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3592515

RA center: 18h 2' 38"

DEC center: -22° 58' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.910 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.798 degrees

Field radius: 0.648 degrees


Resolution: 4044x3160

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Trifid Nebula in LRGB

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Trifid Nebula (M20), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath