Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6531  ·  Trifid Nebula
Trifid, 



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker
Trifid
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Trifid, 



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker
Trifid
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 130 f6 Starfire EDF

Imaging cameras: ASI ZWO 1600MM Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics QUAD TCC 0.72x


Integration: 0.0 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3735495

RA center: 18h 2' 28"

DEC center: -22° 57' 18"

Pixel scale: 1.323 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 19.150 degrees

Field radius: 0.919 degrees


Resolution: 4000x3001

Data source: Backyard

Description

The beautiful Trifid Nebula is a popular winter target here. The weather was not helpful this year, it was windy, wet and seeing was mostly really bad. I am glad I found two days with medium seeing for the Trifid!

Image acquisition: 90x30s for Red, Green and Blue with Sequence Generator Pro and PHD2.
Stacks: AstroPixelProcessor
Linear Processing: Pixinsight
Non-Linear Processing: Photoshop

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    Original
  • Final
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    B

B

Description: Removed a the blue tint.

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Trifid, 



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker