Photos of M20, Messier Object / M20 photos. For other objects see Messier photos

Photos of M20 by Telescope size, viewing conditions, location and equipment.

M20 Photographed in Telescopes from 0 to 50mm / 0 inches to 2 inches

M20 Photographed in Telescopes from 50 to 100mm / 2 inches to 4 inches

M20 Photographed in Telescopes from 100 to 150mm / 4 inches to 6 inches

Forum thread link: Trifid Nebula M20
Messier Object: M20
Date: 24/06/2011
Time: 03:00
Location: Sydney NSW Australia
Viewing Conditions: Good
Light Zone/Bortle Zone: Orange-white
Telescope Name:
Telescope Model:ED 100 Pro
Telescope Size:102mm
Mount: HEQ5 PRO
Guide cam: QHY5
Imaging camera: QHY8L
Frames: 9X 4 minutes
10X 5 minutes
5X 10 minutes
Total: 240 minutes of data / 2h

M20 Photographed in Telescopes from 150 to 200mm / 6 inches to 8 inches

M20 Photographed in Telescopes Larger than 200mm / Larger than 8 inches

Messier Object: M20
Date: 08/07/2011
Location: Murrieta, Ca
Light Zone/Bortle Zone: 6
Telescope Name: 254N
Telescope Model: SkyWatcher
Telescope Size: 10 inch

Imaged By: ghswen

M20 Discussion Threads on the Forum

Read about discussions and astrophotography postings on M20

M20 Photograph Submission Instructions

Format to submit, use this template and edit it in a notepad/wordpad:

Messier Object: M20
Date: day/month/2017
Location (Town/City, Province/State, Country) (can be approximate):
Light Zone/Bortle Zone:
Telescope Name:
Telescope Model:
Telescope Size:

Paste the text into the telescope size and Messier object.
Also paste the thread photo thumbnail as per instructions below.

Please submit into the correct site by:
1) Update your thread with the object photo submission and upload your photo (manage attachments, upload). Keep this window of the thread open as a tab or window
2) Open a new tab by going to the Messier Photos page
2) Go to the object page for the object you want to submit
3) click on Edit for the right telescope size
4) paste your wordpad/notepad edited submission edited from template above into the area, without pasting on top or deleting any previous information
5) paste your thumbnail by selecting and copying the Attached Thumbnail of your messier photo from your main thread
5) update your thread with the submission