The Trifid Nebula (Open Cluster)

Image of Trifid Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 28 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Trifid Nebula is visible between 23:32 and 03:35. It will become accessible at around 23:32, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:35, 27° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 03:35 when it sinks to 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Trifid Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 20
NGC 6514
Cr 360
Magnitude:6.30 (V)[2]
6.30 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:18h02m [1]
Declination:-22°58' [1]
Distance:816.0 parsec
2660.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.26




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