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Contains:  Omega nebula, M 17, NGC 6618
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Omega Nebula (Optolong L-eNhance), 





    
        

            Trevor Jones
Omega Nebula (Optolong L-eNhance)

Omega Nebula (Optolong L-eNhance)

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1538

Dates:July 11, 2019

Frames: 16x240"

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.90%

Astrometry.net job: 2793051

RA center: 275.181 degrees

DEC center: -16.084 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.049 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 309.658 degrees

Field radius: 0.718 degrees

Locations: My Backyard, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

Here is the Omega Nebula using the L-eNhance Filter.

This object sits LOW in the sky from my latitude (43 N), and shooting to the south means right into the light dome of the city.

This image includes just 16 x 4-minutes under moonlit sky! (Have I provided enough excuses) ;)

Needless to say, a challenging target from my backyard - yet I just can't get enough of it. I feel like I've been shooting the Swan/Omega all summer.

The Optolong L-eNhance filter (dual bandpass) has exceeded my expectations, and these multi-line filters are a godsend for imagers like me. I realllly worked on this one to get the stars "right" - could have spent another 4 hours easy. lol.

Hope you like it!

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Trevor Jones
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Omega Nebula (Optolong L-eNhance), 





    
        

            Trevor Jones