Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  M 17  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula
M17 Swan Nebula, 


            Jeff Clayton
M17 Swan Nebula
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M17 Swan Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: QHY8L OSC

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Software: Nebulosity 3.1  ·  Photo Shop

Accessory: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical focuser mini 50mm guide scope

Dates:July 15, 2014

Frames: 4x300"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 86.70%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 408865

RA center: 18h 21' 21"

DEC center: -15° 38' 45"

Pixel scale: 3.354 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 152.681 degrees

Field radius: 1.660 degrees

Resolution: 620x414


Going through old data and found this. Its not framed very well and i have little data on this particular image. Still thought i would post this.


Sky plot

Sky plot


M17 Swan Nebula, 


            Jeff Clayton