M 20 Trifid Nebula

M 20 Trifid Nebula

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Object: M 20 Trifid Nebula Constellation Sagittarius

Distance: 5200 light years

Date(s) Taken: June 24,25 2007

Telescope: Takahashi 102S / Flat Field Corrector

Focal Length: 800 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -20 deg C sensor temperature

Resolution: 1.91 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 4 hours total duration

8 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

3 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

6 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

5 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

 

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