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Contains:  M 17, NGC 6618, Omega nebula
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M 17 (Omega Nebula), 


            Klaus Haevecker
M 17 (Omega Nebula)
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M 17 (Omega Nebula)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106ED

Imaging cameras: QSI683wsg-8

Mounts: Astro-Physics AstroPhysics AP1200

Software: Astroart 6  ·  Fitswork4  ·  GIMP 2.10.8

Filters: Astrodon H alpha 5nm  ·  Astrodon L Gen 2 E-series 31mm  ·  Astrodon OIII 31mm 3nm  ·  Astrodon SII 31mm 3nm

Accessory: Lacerta MGEN 2 at 8x50 finder

Dates:Sept. 11, 2018

Astrodon H alpha 5nm: 5x240" -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon L Gen 2 E-series 31mm: 12x480" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 31mm 3nm: 5x240" -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon SII 31mm 3nm: 10x600" -25C bin 2x2

Integration: 3.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.28%

Temperature: 10.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3253181

RA center: 18h 20' 44"

DEC center: -16° 4' 40"

Pixel scale: 2.094 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.349 degrees

Field radius: 1.211 degrees

Resolution: 3326x2504

Locations: TIVOLI Southern Sky Guest Farm, Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia

Data source: Backyard


Hubble Palette with additional Luminance Filter.



Klaus Haevecker
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M 17 (Omega Nebula), 


            Klaus Haevecker