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

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M17 SHO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: vixen 80 edswt vixen

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-Cool ZWO ASI 1600MM cool

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Synscan

Guiding cameras: QHY5 Guidecam

Focal reducers: TS PHOTOLINE FLATTENER 2 TSFlat2

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  AstroPixel Processor  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight

Filters: Baader SII 8nm 1.25"  ·  Baader Ha 3.5 nm  ·  Baader OIII 8.5 nm 1.25"

Accessory: zwo ewf 5 filterwheel zwo


Dates:Aug. 1, 2019

Frames:
Baader Ha 3.5 nm: 12x120" (24') (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 2x2
Baader OIII 8.5 nm 1.25": 9x120" (18') (gain: 200.00) bin 2x2
Baader SII 8nm 1.25": 5x120" (10') (gain: 200.00) bin 2x2

Integration: 52'

Darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 0.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2833586

RA center: 18h 21' 0"

DEC center: -16° 12' 36"

Pixel scale: 2.271 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.633 degrees

Field radius: 0.920 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1379

Locations: Home base Full Observatory, Assen, Drenthe, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard

Description

M17 ..the fast and furious way.

With the upcoming bad weatherforecast i did M17 a little faster..shorter subs and higher gain at bin 2x2.

Its so low on the horizon,i was afraid that i would miss it this year..so htis was my only change for now.

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M17 SHO, 



    
        

            John