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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Checkmark Nebula, Lobster Nebula, M 17, NGC 6618, Swan Nebula, omega Nebula
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Omega / Swan Nebula Messier 17, 


            Jon Stewart
Omega / Swan Nebula Messier 17
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron SCT 8” Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope Orion 50mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Celestron Reducer, 0.63x

Software: Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4 Deep Sky Stacker

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  QHY Polemaster

Dates:July 9, 2020

Frames: 10x60"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.03%

Basic astrometry details job: 3660001

RA center: 18h 21' 3"

DEC center: -16° 8' 49"

Pixel scale: 0.718 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 64.927 degrees

Field radius: 0.486 degrees

Resolution: 4028x2744

Locations: Clark Lake, Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Backyard


Messier 17, NGC 6618. The Swan, Omega, Checkmark or Horseshoe Nebula.



Jon Stewart
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Omega / Swan Nebula Messier 17, 


            Jon Stewart