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The surroundings of the Omega Nebula in RGB, 



    
        

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The surroundings of the Omega Nebula in RGB

Revision title: Wider angle view for the region

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The surroundings of the Omega Nebula in RGB, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
The surroundings of the Omega Nebula in RGB
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The surroundings of the Omega Nebula in RGB

Revision title: Wider angle view for the region

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 20, 2022
Frames:
138×60(2h 18′)
Integration:
2h 18′
Avg. Moon age:
24.46 days
Avg. Moon phase:
26.42%

RA center: 18h14m46s.6

DEC center: -17°0404

Pixel scale: 6.294 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.296 degrees

Field radius: 4.667 degrees

Resolution: 2947x4452

File size: 21.6 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

138min integral RGB exposure for the surroundings of M17 nebula - captured remotely using Telescope #4 (Nikkor 200mm f/2, FLI Microline 16200) system of ChileScope observatory, also known as VST - a Very Small Telescope)), over 4 separate observational session carried out on Sep 15, 18, 19, 20, 2022.

Custom color calibration applied. A subframe of the original frame is used for optimal framing of the region of interest.

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The surroundings of the Omega Nebula in RGB, 



    
        

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