May 28, 2006 Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet
Across the face of the Trifid nebula are a set of dark bands dividing the nebula into four parts, very dark and distinct against the emission nebula background, unable to see any trace beyond the nebula
25cm f/5 Astrograph
Trifid nebula. This is the southern part of the Trifid nebula, NGC 6514. The dark markings in this nebula are too well known to insert in this catalogue."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
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