The Trifid nebula - Hubble color mapped
This unusual image of the well known Trifid nebula at a distance of about 5200 Light years
looks quite different in Narrowband imaging.
16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph (Hydrogen Alpha and RGB)
Apogee Alta U-16M camera.
10" F2.8 POWERNEWT (O3 and S2)
SBIG ST-8300M with FW5 Filterwheel
S2-Ha-O3 image (mapped as RGB)
RGB for the stars
Ha - 30 min ,O3,s2 - 30 min each
RGB 10 minutes each
(Total of 2:00 HRS)
Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia June 2012 (HA and RGB)
Imaged from the NEGEV desert in ISRAEL September 2012 (O3,S2)
Apogee USB/Net, SBIG ST-8300M