Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  B85  ·  M 20  ·  NGC 6514  ·  Trifid Nebula

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    Image of the day 08/06/2021

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      M20 close up, 



    
        

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      M20 close up

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare RiDK 700  ·  Officina Stellare RiDK 500

      Imaging cameras: FLI PL 16803

      Mounts: Officina Stellare Polar Fork Mount  ·  Planewave L600

      Software: StarKeeper.it Voyager

      Filters: Astrodon LRGB  ·  Chroma Ha OIII SII 5nm


      Dates:July 19, 2021

      Frames: 202x900" (50h 30')

      Integration: 50h 30'

      Avg. Moon age: 9.63 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 72.99%


      RA center: 18h02m39s.232

      DEC center: -22°5926.91

      Pixel scale: 0.379 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -1.207 degrees

      Field radius: 0.276 degrees

      More info:Open 


      Resolution: 3786x3628

      Data source: Amateur hosting facility

      Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

      Description

      M20 The Trifid Nebula is a very popular astrophotography target.
      This is a close up imaged on our RiDK 700 with the outer portions of the image from our RiDK 500.
      Imaged in LRGB Ha and OIII at El Sauce, Obstech, Chile.
      Image Processing: Mike Selby
      System Control: Voyager by Leo Orazi

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