The Trifid Nebula is an emmision/reflection nebula that lies 5,200 light years away. It is also known as M20 (Messier 20) or NGC 6514 or Bernard 85. It is located in an H II reigon located in Sagittarius. Its name means 'divided into three lobes'. Its magnitude is 6.3.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.