Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 17  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula
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M17 Narrow Band (Ha O III), 



    
        

            Davide Manca
M17 Narrow Band (Ha O III)
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M17 Narrow Band (Ha O III)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Imaging cameras: QSI 683WSG

Mounts: Skywatcher N-EQ6 pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: OIII  ·  Astrodon Ha 3nm Tru-Balance

Accessory: Finger Lake Instruments Atlas Focuser


Dates:Aug. 16, 2014Aug. 17, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 3nm Tru-Balance: 14x600"
OIII: 6x600"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.43%


Astrometry.net job: 344385

RA center: 18h 21' 4"

DEC center: -16° 6' 0"

Pixel scale: 1.855 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.853 degrees

Field radius: 1.052 degrees


Resolution: 620x470

Locations: Merlino, Canossa, RE, Italy

Description

Ha and O III, synthetic green according to Steve Cannistra's method

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M17 Narrow Band (Ha O III), 



    
        

            Davide Manca