The Trifid Nebula (M20)

Posted by BTer
on Sunday, August 2, 2009

by Bob Terrell, Heart O'Texas Observatory, Abilene, Texas


M20 The Trifid nebula  also known as NGC 6514  is an emission nebula, the apparent 'gaps' within the emission nebula that cause the trifid appearance are also designated Barnard 85.

Taken with a Celestron CPC 1100. MallinCam Hyper Plus Color Video Camera.

Processed in Nebulosity2 and PhotoShop CS2

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