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 Fairfield , Trifid Nebula is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 17° from it.

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Name Trifid Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 20
NGC 6514
Cr 360
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:6.30 (V) [3]
6.30 (B) [2]
Right ascension:18h02m [2]
Declination:-22°58' [2]
Distance:816.0 parsec
2660.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.26

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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