Trifid Nebula M20
Trifid Nebula, M20
Trifid nebula is a large emission nebula in the constellation of Sagittarius. The nebula's name, Trifid , means divided into three lobes. The brightest portion of the nebula is divided into three parts. You can see it on this picture. I took this picuture with my small telescope, Epsilon160, and SBIG camera. Here's a link to larger image of M20.
Optics: Takahashi Epsilon160, EM200 Mount
Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM, Astronomik Type2C LRGB Filter
Exposure: L=15minx8, RGB=10minx2
Processing Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS
Location: Totsukawa village, Nara Prefecture, 2005