Location of photoGreenville, AL
Date/Time of photo8/23/12 22:30
EquipmentSV102ED SF-25, Celestron CGEM, Canon 500D (Un-Modified), Orion 50mm Guide Scope, StarShoot Autoguider.
Capture Settings: ISO 800, 20X2min Subs with Darks, Flats and Bias frames stacked in DeepSky Stacker, with Post Processing in Photoshop CS5.
Conditions: Clear, Transparency: Above Avg; Seeing: 4/5
DescriptionThe Trifid Nebula or M20 is located in the constellation Sagittarius. The nebula is a combination of an emission nebula the lower region with the red tint and a reflection nebula which makes up the blue portion and a dark nebula, the combination of which gives the trifid appearance.