Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 17  ·  M 18  ·  NGC 6613  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula
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            Craig Prost
Swan
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Swan

Swan, 



    
        

            Craig Prost
Swan
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Swan

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85EDX

Imaging cameras: QHY22  ·  Starlight Express Trius H694

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II

Focal reducers: Takahashi QE .73x

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop  ·  MaximDL 5

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon 3nm SII  ·  Ha 3nm


Dates:Aug. 29, 2014Sept. 14, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 10x900" (2h 30')
Astrodon 3nm SII: 10x900" (2h 30')
Ha 3nm: 24x900" (6h)

Integration: 11h

Avg. Moon age: 12.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.74%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 364700

RA center: 18h 20' 46"

DEC center: -16° 11' 42"

Pixel scale: 2.825 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.220 degrees

Field radius: 1.343 degrees


Resolution: 2118x2688

Description

Haven't seen M17 imaged much so I thought I would give it a shot.

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Swan, 



    
        

            Craig Prost