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M20: Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius

Information about this object can be found on the SEDS website.

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Photograph Information
LocationFlint Hills, KS
TelescopeAP130 @ f6
CameraCanon 350D, Hutech modified type I
ExposureStack of 18, 5 minute exposures at ISO800
Notes70°F, 49%rh, excellent transparancy

Initial RAW conversion, registration and stacking in IRIS.
Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02

Reprocessed 09.03.2006

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