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Contains:  Omega nebula, M 17, NGC 6618
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M17 Narrow Band (Ha O III), 


            Davide Manca
M17 Narrow Band (Ha O III)

M17 Narrow Band (Ha O III)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Imaging camera:QSI 683WSG

Mount:Skywatcher N-EQ6 pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Software:PixInsightMaxim DL

Filters:Astrodon Ha 3nm Tru-BalanceOIII

Accessory:Finger Lake Instruments Atlas Focuser

Resolution: 3256x2469

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

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

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.43% job: 344385

RA center: 275.269 degrees

DEC center: -16.100 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.855 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.853 degrees

Field radius: 1.052 degrees

Locations: Merlino, Canossa, RE, Italy


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



Davide Manca
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M17 Narrow Band (Ha O III), 


            Davide Manca