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





    
        

            Insight Observatory
M17 - The Omega Nebula

M17 - The Omega Nebula

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Resolution: 3996x3996

Dates:May 18, 2018

Frames:
Baader Blue: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x300" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~3

Flats: ~3

Avg. Moon age: 3.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.37%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 2094364

RA center: 275.086 degrees

DEC center: -16.175 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.207 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.172 degrees

Field radius: 0.947 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

The Omega Nebula, also known as the Swan Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, and the Horseshoe Nebula (cataloged as Messier 17 or M17 or NGC 6618) is an H II region in the constellation Sagittarius.

Imaged by: Ari, Dakota, Wylie, Nick, and Isaac.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).

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M17 - The Omega Nebula, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory