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


M17 The Omega Nebula
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M17 The Omega Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1000x817

Dates:June 14, 2017

Frames: 20x360"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 19.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.78%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 1616291

RA center: 18h 20' 50"

DEC center: -16° 7' 51"

Pixel scale: 5.493 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 80.944 degrees

Field radius: 0.985 degrees

Locations: Lincoln Park Observatory, Town of Tonawanda, New York, United States


First light with my newly acquired ATIK 460EX Mono camera. Imaged from my light polluted skies near Buffalo, NY in narrow band is the Omega Nebula or M17.



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M17 The Omega Nebula,