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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.


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10 Sep 2010

4 Jul 2005

17 Sep 2004

Details:
Night of:Friday September 17, 2004
Site:Joshua Tree
Local Time:9:00 PM | Sep 17, 2004
Altitude:25
RA:18h 02m 23s
Declination:-23d 02'
Distance:5200 light years
Magnitude:+6.3 mV
Size:28'
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:SBIG ST237A
f/ratio:f/3.3
Pixel Scale:1.83 arcsec
Image Size:631 x 472 pixels (0.3 MP)
19.2' x 14.4'
Exposure:30 sec
Stacked Frames:15
Total Integration:8 minutes
Shot Info:RGB 30 sec x 5 each
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