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

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Newton 8"

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm f/5

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Software: PHD guiding  ·  StarTools  ·  Maxim DL


Dates:Sept. 21, 2011

Frames: 12x300" (1h) ISO800

Integration: 1h

Darks: 30

Avg. Moon age: 23.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.43%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 129105

RA center: 18h20m56s.2

DEC center: -16°0607

Pixel scale: 1.939 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.759 degrees

Field radius: 0.734 degrees


Resolution: 620x404

Locations: Home, Gympie, Queensland, Australia

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