Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Checkmark Nebula  ·  Lobster Nebula  ·  M 17  ·  M17  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula  ·  Sh2-45  ·  Swan Nebula  ·  omega Nebula
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M17 LRGB, 


            Scotty Bishop
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planwave CDK 24

Imaging cameras: FLI PL 9000

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2021  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor

Filters: Astrodon L  ·  Astrodon B  ·  Astrodon G  ·  Astrodon R

Astrodon B: 3x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon G: 3x595" bin 1x1
Astrodon L: 5x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon R: 3x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 2.3 hours

Astrometry.net job: 4298156

RA center: 18h 21' 1"

DEC center: -16° 9' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.620 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.421 degrees

Field radius: 0.357 degrees

Resolution: 2904x2960

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce


Here's M17, some call it the Lobster, some call it the Swan. This is another one do the telescope.live sets, and I went ahead and used the luminance channel even though I seem ot have a problem with it many times with it washing out the colors.


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M17 LRGB, 


            Scotty Bishop

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