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M20 - The Trifid Nebula



Object The The Trifid Nebula (M20), in Sagittarius  
Telescope (Photo) Celestron 8" EdgeHD OTA  @  f/7 on Losmandy G-11 Mount 
Telescope (Guiding) Astro-Tech 72mm Refractor @ f/15 on Losmandy G11 Mount 
Camera (Photo) Canon 50Dh DSLR (Hutech modified) using ImagesPlus 5.0 Camera Control
Camera (Guiding) SBIG ST-i w/PHD Guiding
Exposure Detail Excluded-average combination of 23 images at 300 seconds each, ISO1600; RAW file conversion, full calibration (flat, dark, bias, flat-dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 5.75; final image processing using Photoshop CS5.1
Location Cincinnati Astronomical Society's Dark-Sky Site (Adams County, Ohio) (N38.876, W83.464)
Date 05/23/14