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Contains:  Omega nebula, M 17, NGC 6618
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M17 Swan or Omega Nebula, 





    
        

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M17 Swan or Omega Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA N12

Imaging camera:SBIG STT 8300M

Mount:Paramount MX

Guiding telescope or lens:ASA N12

Guiding camera:SBIG STT 8300M

Software:Photoshop CS5CCDStack 2+Software Bisque The Sky X Pro

Filter:Baader Planetariun LRGB Ha - O3 - S2 38mm

Accessory:SBIG CFW8G

Resolution: 1679x1138

Dates:Aug. 4, 2014

Frames: 40x600"

Integration: 6.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.02%

Astrometry.net job: 341363

Locations: Home Observatory, Werribee, Victoria, Australia

Description

The swan or Omega nebula captured over the nights of 3 and 4 August 2014. The image is again a narrowband false colour image with Sulphur mapped to red, Hydrogen to green and Oxygen to blue. The Sulphur images were taken through thin cloud and will need to be retaken as is has affected the stars.

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License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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