Trifid Nebula_Messier 20

The Trifid Nebula is named for its three-lobed appearance, and is one of the most famous objects in the sky. This object is a combination of an open cluster of stars, an emission nebula, a reflection nebula, and a dark nebula.

Estimated to lie 5,200 light years away.
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Exif:
Image Date: 2012:10:18
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 1600mm
Exposure Time: 25 sec (6 Lighht/10 Dark Stacked)
ISO: 3200

 


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