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



    
        

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M17 in HOO

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M17 in HOO, 



    
        

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M17 in HOO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 200/1000 BD

Imaging cameras: Astrel Instruments AST8300

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 50mm Guidescope 180mm

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II MGEN 2

Software: Adobe Lightroom 5.7  ·  Fitswork 4.47

Filters: Baader LRGB 1.25'' Filters, Ha, SII, OIII

Accessory: Pal Gyulai f/4 KomaKorrektor


Dates:Aug. 17, 2018Aug. 18, 2018

Frames:
Baader LRGB 1.25'' Filters, Ha, SII, OIII: 7x300" (35') -10C bin 1x1
Baader LRGB 1.25'' Filters, Ha, SII, OIII: 9x300" (45') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 20'

Darks: 38

Avg. Moon age: 7.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.65%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2225378

RA center: 18h20m54s.7

DEC center: -16°1232

Pixel scale: 1.111 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 70.368 degrees

Field radius: 0.614 degrees


Resolution: 3144x2437

Locations: Home, Hornstein, Burgenland, Austria

Data source: Backyard

Description

From my home location, low hanging objects like M17 can be captured only for about 45 minutes during they appear in the small slot between the buildings. M17 moved only slightly above the uphill horizon. Therefore I am happy to manage it recently.

Exposures: 12xHa, 4xOIII all 300s

Mapping: L=R=Ha, G=B=OIII.

Processing in Fitswork and Adobe Lightroom.

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M17 in HOO, 



    
        

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