The Trifid Nebula

M20 another well know jewel encrusted object from the stellar mine fields of Sagittarius. Excavated low on my southern horizon, last night.
#Astrophotography #Space L180x60 binx2 at F3.8 with drizzle integration plus RGB x 180 x 26×3.

Distance to Earth: 5,200 light years
Magnitude: 6.3
Coordinates: RA 18h 2m 23s | Dec -23° 1′ 48″
Constellation: Sagittarius
Apparent dimensions : 28 arcmins
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