Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  M 17  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula
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M17 - An Opal in Space, 


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M17 - An Opal in Space
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M17 - An Opal in Space

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110 TBM with focal reducer Flt110 w Reducer

Imaging cameras: QSI 683WSG-8 OAG QSI 683

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6

Focal reducers: WILLIAM OPTICS P-FLAT 4 P-Flat 4

Software: Sky Safari Pro, iOS Sky Safari Pro  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  PHD GUIDING  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  Nebulosity 3.2  ·  Nik Software, Inc. Nik Filters

Filters: astrodon 5nm NB filters NarrowBand Filters

Accessory: Kendrick Standard Dual Channel Controller

Dates:Aug. 15, 2015

Frames: 36x1200"

Integration: 12.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.72%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 936865

RA center: 18h 20' 43"

DEC center: -16° 6' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.747 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.465 degrees

Field radius: 0.815 degrees

Resolution: 620x484

Locations: My mate's property , Kilmore, Victoria, Australia


M17 - aka, the Swan or Omea nebula in Narrowband.
Hubble Palatte that's been kinda Andyfied a bit.
Hope you like it, thanks for looking :)



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