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Contains:  Omega nebula, M 17, NGC 6618
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M17 imaged from Belgium!, 





    
        

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M17 imaged from Belgium!

M17 imaged from Belgium!

Technical card

Resolution: 2823x1852

Dates:June 30, 2014

Frames: 52x300"

Integration: 4.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.03%

Astrometry.net job: 315320

RA center: 275.274 degrees

DEC center: -16.124 degrees

Orientation: 1.432 degrees

Field radius: 1.020 degrees

Locations: Observatoire de Borlo, Sint-Truiden, Belgium

Description

Imaged from 51°N, between the tops of the trees. End June at this latitude the night is never completely dark, which makes M17 an even more challenging object. The captures were spread over 3 nights.

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M17 imaged from Belgium!, 





    
        

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