The Unparalleled Beauty of the Night Sky ... Up Close
Trifid Nebula
M20 | Messier 20 | NGC 6514
Trifid means "divided into 3": the red region is an emission nebula, the blue region is a reflection nebula, and the dark lanes are due to a dark nebula.


Viewing at 63%

All Images of Trifid Nebula
9 Jun 2016
10 Sep 2010
4 Jul 2005
17 Sep 2004
Details:
Night of:Wednesday June 8, 2016
Site:Palomar Mountain
Local Time:2:30 AM | Jun 9, 2016
Altitude:33
RA:18h 02m 23s
Declination:-23d 02'
Distance:5200 light years
Magnitude:+6.3 mV
Size:28'
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Celestron NightScape
f/ratio:f6.3
Pixel Scale:1.45 arcsec
Image Size:1261 x 1330 pixels (1.7 MP)
30.5' x 32.1'
Exposure:60 sec
Stacked Frames:13
Post Processing:processed with flats
0 seconds to generate page

login|your privacy|about Myke Wolf
copyright 2014 - 2018 Myke Wolf, all rights reserved

another Myke Wolf website!