Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1579  ·  NGC1579  ·  Sh2-222
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NGC 1579-The Trifid of the North, 



    
        

            Alberto Pisabarro
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics RH-305

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX-16803

Mounts: Astro Physics AP 1600

Guiding cameras: Lodestar Autoguider

Software: Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: LRGB  ·  Ha


Frames:
AstroDon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 23x1200" -25C bin 1x1
LRGB: 93x600" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 23.2 hours

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 3578693

RA center: 4h 30' 4"

DEC center: +35° 17' 16"

Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.259 degrees

Field radius: 1.186 degrees


Resolution: 3600x3670

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

NGC 1579 is a diffuse nebula that is located in the constellation of Perseus, its name refers to its great similarity to M20.The Trifid Nebula that is found in the constellation Sagittarius, this nebula is part of a California molecular cloud.

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