M20 Trifid Nebula

M20 Trifid Nebula
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M20 Trifid Nebula

Messier 20 the Trifid Nebula is about 5000 light years away. The object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars; an emission nebula (the lower, red portion), a reflection nebula (the upper, blue portion) and a dark nebula (the apparent 'gaps' within the emission nebula that cause the trifurcated appearance.
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
CHI-1
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL9000
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
El Sauce Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
13/9/20
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
Astrodon LRGB
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
PixInsight Photoshop
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