Messier 20

The Trifid Nebula, NGC 6514, LBN 27

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


Optics Starworks Ritchey-Chrétien 14,5" at f/8
Mount GM-2000 HPS
Camera Sbig ST 4000 XCM and AO7 unit
Exposure 9 exposures 15 minutes each
Notes Image acquired from Canino (VT) at Little Dog Obs. (G.Magrone)


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