Trifid Nebula

M 20

Trifid Nebula M 206/28/21 Telescope: Celestron Rasa 8"Mount: Celestron AVXCamera: ZWO ASI294 MC ProGuide Scope: Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical FocuserGuide Camera: Orion StarShoot AutoguiderFilter: Baader Moon and Sky Glow FilterBin: 1x1Gain: Unity (120)APT for Camera control and ditheringPHD2 for GuidingSubs: 67 - 30 secCalibration Frames - 25 each of: Flats, Darks, and Dark Flat framesStacked with DSSProcessed with Photoshop CS4 with Astronomy Tools and Gradient Xterminator

Name: Trifid Nebula

Catalog #: M 20

Visual Magnitude: 9.0

Apparent Size (arcmin): 29 x 27

Distance (kly): 5.2

This was "First Light" for my new RASA 8