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Trifid means 'three lobe' and refers to the illusion created by a wispy dark nebula spidering across the face of a more distant emission nebula.
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   1645mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/7.0
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2022-06-26
Lights:   32
Exposure:   120
Total exposure:   1 h
Ra:   18h 2m 31.8s
Dec:   -22° 59' 23.294
Size:   29.171 x 22.974 arcmin
Radius:   0.309 deg
Scale:   0.441 arcsec/pixel