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Observatory Parameters
Apr 23
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
13:14 02:47

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: 0.5º
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Visual Field: 1.3º
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-22º 58' 00''
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