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M17 Swan or Omega Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA N12

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Mounts: Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA N12

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  CCDStack 2+

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

Accessory: SBIG CFW8G


Dates:Aug. 4, 2014

Frames: 40x600"

Integration: 6.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 341363


Resolution: 620x420

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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