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M20 Trifid Nebula  - 2005 David Malin Award winner

M20 Trifid Nebula - 2005 David Malin Award winner

80mm APO on 12" LX200GPS

Starlightxpress SXV-H9 CCD camera
http://www.starlight-xpress.co.uk/index.htm

True Technology filter wheel
http://www.trutek-uk.com/

Astronomik Halpha filter
http://www.gerd.neumann.net

Mt Campbell Observatory

** Winner of a CWAS David malin Award
Amateur Deep Sky section 2005 **

Citation: "A well-known object expertly imaged with modest optical equipment.
The digital processing is well handled and the image is interestingly oriented
and cropped to include the rich surrounding star field." - David Malin 2005

Published in Australian Sky&Telescope, New Sky&Space
Canberra Times, Southern Cross Journal and part of David Malin Awards exhibition
appearing at Australian Observatories.

For The David Malin Awards 2005 see: http://tinyurl.com/ob5ez

"original" size image below is 460K


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