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Contains:  Omega nebula, M 17, NGC 6618
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M17, 





    
        

            Ivaylo Stoynov
M17

M17

Technical card

Resolution: 1733x1080

Dates:July 20, 2012

Frames: 19x420" ISO1600

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.89%

Astrometry.net job: 139554

RA center: 275.263 degrees

DEC center: -16.153 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.127 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.193 degrees

Field radius: 1.170 degrees

Locations: Rozhen National Observatory, Rozhen, Bulgaria

Data source: Traveller

Description

M17 imaged from a site 1730m above sea level, with very good seeing and quite dark sky. No calibration, only dithering is used.

This image was published in the October 2012 issue of "Astronomy Now" magazine :)

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M17, 





    
        

            Ivaylo Stoynov