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M17 Omega Nebula

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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M17 Omega Nebula

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT130EDT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100 GTO CP4

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Focal reducers: Astro-Tech 0.8x reducer/field flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInisight  ·  Topaz Labs Sharpen AI  ·  dotPDN LLC Paint.NET  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Nebulosity  ·  SharpCap Pro 3.1 SharpCap pro  ·  PHD2

Filters: Astrodon SII 36mm 3nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 36mm 3nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 36mm 3nm

Accessory: ZWO Off-Axis Guider  ·  ZWO Filterwheel EFW 7x 36mm


Dates:Aug. 18, 2020

Frames: 90x240" (6h)

Integration: 6h

Avg. Moon age: 28.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.50%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3782985

RA center: 18h20m45s

DEC center: -16°0610

Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.825 degrees

Field radius: 0.461 degrees


Resolution: 2458x1936

Locations: Backyard, San Diego, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M17 - The swan - the shrimp - omega - the checkmark - take your pick!

30 x 240" Ha

30 x 240" Sii

30 x 240" Oiii

18th - 19th August 2020 (two evenings; three hours per evening; one filter per hour)

Notes

- I have mixed feelings about purple stars

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