Messier 20 and 21

The Trifid Nebula, NGC 6514, LBN 27, NGC 6531

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Object

Type

Open cluster with nebula
Constellation Sagittarius
Coordinates RA:18h 02m 18s  D:-23 02' 00"
Magnitude 6,3
Size 20x20 arc min

Image

Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N f/5
Mount Eq6-Pro
Camera Canon 50-DH
Exposure 11x8 minutes, 400 ISO
Notes Image acquired in Canino (VT)

 

Where is this object in the night sky? Below a sky chart of the location (from Stellarium 8.0 planetarium).

 

 

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