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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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9 Jun 2016

10 Sep 2010

4 Jul 2005

17 Sep 2004

Details:
Night of:Sunday July 3, 2005
Site:Joshua Tree
Local Time:1:00 AM | Jul 4, 2005
Altitude:30
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:613 x 485 pixels (0.3 MP)
18.7' x 14.8'
Exposure:15 sec
Stacked Frames:28
Total Integration:7 minutes
Shot Info:RGB 15 sec x 7,11,8
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