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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Newton 8"
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro
Software
Maxim DL · PHD guiding · StarTools
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 80mm f/5
Guiding Cameras
Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Acquisition details

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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