The Trifid Nebula M20 - in Sagittarius

Imaged from Nova Scotia, Summer 2014







HaRGB Combination
Altitude at culmination 23
Airmass Value (sec z) 2.6
Taking Camera SBIG STL-11002XM Nova Scotia Summer 2014, ~mag 6.4 - @-20C
Imaging OTA Takahashi TOA-150 with TOA-67 Field Flattener
Equivalent focal length and ratio 1090mm f/7.3
Mount Astro-Physics 1600GTO
HaRGB Total Integration Time 10hr50min Ha 10X30min, R12x10 min, G-11x10 min, B12x10 min-Astrodon Gen 2 I series and 5nm Ha Filters. Binned 1X1
Acquisition Main Sequence Software-Sequence Generator Pro
Calibration and Stacking Darks, Flats and Bias - Stacked and calibrated with PixInsight
Processed PixInsight, Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Bob Franke's CCDBand-Aid


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