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name: trifid nebula
name (alternate): messier 20
typ (catalog): star forming nebula (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 18 h 2 m 23 s dec: -23 ° 1 ' 48 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 18.03972 dec: -22.97 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
not added yet
brightness (visible):
6.30 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
sagitta (sge) symbolism: the arrow
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also known as ngc 6514
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: large bright nebula
visible: yes