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Contains:  Omega nebula, M 17, NGC 6618

Image of the day 09/02/2012

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    M17 'Swan Nebula' in Sagittarius, 


            Giovanni Benintende
    M17 'Swan Nebula' in Sagittarius

    M17 'Swan Nebula' in Sagittarius

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2000x1436

    Dates:July 16, 2012

    Frames: 116x600"

    Integration: 19.3 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 27.01 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 7.01% job: 101117

    RA center: 275.254 degrees

    DEC center: -16.175 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.163 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 160.617 degrees

    Field radius: 0.398 degrees

    Locations: Cota Observatory, Troina, EN, Italy


    Data acquisition in RGB. Synthetic luminance obtained by sum of R+G+B data.



    Giovanni Benintende
    License: None (All rights reserved)

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    M17 'Swan Nebula' in Sagittarius, 


            Giovanni Benintende