Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 17  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula
Swan Nebula / Omega Nebula - M17, 



    
        

            Diego Landstallker
Swan Nebula / Omega Nebula - M17
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Swan Nebula / Omega Nebula - M17

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 203

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D  ·  Canon XTi

Mounts: HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO 9x50 finder

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot autoguider (SSAG)

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Adobe PHOTOSHOP CS6  ·  DSS

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter, 1.25"


Dates:March 16, 2014

Frames: 20x90" (30')

Integration: 30'

Avg. Moon age: 14.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.95%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 203987

RA center: 18h21m27s

DEC center: -16°0422

Pixel scale: 1.949 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 144.498 degrees

Field radius: 0.525 degrees


Resolution: 620x440

Locations: Observatório Metropolitano do Rio de Janeiro, São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Swan Nebula / Omega Nebula - M17, 



    
        

            Diego Landstallker