Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 17  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula
M17, 



    
        

            Henry Kwok
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M17

M17, 



    
        

            Henry Kwok
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M17

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 6" RC

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+

Mounts: NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L II Autoguider

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astronomik LRGB 1.25"



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 776334

RA center: 18h 20' 51"

DEC center: -16° 10' 40"

Pixel scale: 1.014 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -85.732 degrees

Field radius: 0.239 degrees


Resolution: 1362x1010

Locations: Home, Auckland, New Zealand

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M17, 



    
        

            Henry Kwok