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M20, also known as the Trifid nebula and NGC 6514 is an H II region located in Sagittarius. This object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars, an emission nebula (pink), a reflection nebula (blue) and a dark nebula.

Image Data : Total exp.= 1.9 hours.
L:R:G:B:Ha:OIII:=25: 20: 17: 20: 15: 17 mins.
Location: Space Atacama Lodge, Chile
Equipment: Ceravolo 300 Astrograph at f/4.9,
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera: Apogee U16M with Astrodon filters
Software used: MaxIm DL, Registar, PS CS2
Image Aquisition: Peter
Image Processing: Debra

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