Trifid Nebula (M20)


The Trifid Nebula (also known as M20 and NGC 6514) is an H II region located in Sagittarius.
The nebula's name means "divided into three lobes".

Camera : Canon 10D
Telescope : 8" f4 Reflector. Vixen GPDX Equatorial mount
Exposure Time : 3 Minutes, ISO 800
Processing: Photoshop
Date : August 2006
Location : Kaituna, Masterton, New Zealand