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, The Swan Nebula, 



    
        

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M17, The Swan Nebula

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M17, The Swan Nebula, 



    
        

            David Redwine
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M17, The Swan Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" EdgeHD  ·  CELESTRON EdgeHD 800

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MC

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron RACI

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120MM

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge HD 800 f/0.7

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop 2000  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz Adjust  ·  APT

Filters: Baader Moon & Skyglow Filter 1.25"

Accessory: Skyshed POD  ·  Zwo Filter Wheel 1.25", 5 slot, Electric


Dates:July 25, 2020

Frames: 31x180" (1h 33')

Integration: 1h 33'

Avg. Moon age: 5.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.43%


Astrometry.net job: 3700988

RA center: 18h 21' 1"

DEC center: -16° 11' 18"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -78.764 degrees

Field radius: 0.344 degrees


Resolution: 3712x2784

Locations: Bluff Creek Observatory, Coleman, MI, United States

Data source: Backyard

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