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Contains:  Checkmark Nebula, IC 4706, IC 4707, Lobster Nebula, M 17, NGC 6618, Swan Nebula, omega Nebula
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Messier 17, 


            Josef Büchsenmeister
Messier 17
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Messier 17

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 10, 2020

Frames: 144x180"

Integration: 7.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.34%

Basic astrometry details job: 3779723

RA center: 18h 20' 56"

DEC center: -16° 8' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.834 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.475 degrees

Field radius: 0.399 degrees

Resolution: 1308x859

Locations: Sternwarte Au60, Saxen, Austria

Data source: Backyard


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Josef Büchsenmeister
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Messier 17, 


            Josef Büchsenmeister