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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Trifid Nebula · M 20 Diffuse Nebula in Sagittarius Constellation

Size: 28' Magnitude: 6.3 Also known as NGC 6514, Sh 2-30
Credit: ESO/Gábor Tóth
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Visual Field: 0.7º
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Visual Field: 0.7º
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Visual Field: 1.6º
ISO: 1,600
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Visual Field: 0.5º
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Visual Field: 0.3º
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-22º 58' 00''
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