M20-The Trifid Nebula

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M20, NGC6514
Constellation: Sagittarius - the Archer
Type: Diffuse Nebula
Position: RA:18h02.6m  DEC:-23d02s
Magnitude: 8
Exposure: Composite of two images using LRGB technique.
RGB: Taken 7-7-96.  15 min. on hypered Kodak VRG 1000.
Luminance: Taken 7-5-03.  40 minutes on hypered Tech Pan.
Processing: Images were aligned in Registar, combined in Photoshop. 
Levels, curves adjusted in Photoshop.
Equipment: RGB: Meade 10" LX-50  SCT f /6.3, Manually guided.
Luminance: Meade 10" SCT f/5.5, Losmany G-11/Gemini mount,
SBIG ST-4 autoguider, Celestron guidescope.
Notes: None.

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2002

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