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M17 The Omega Nebula in SHO narrow band, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M17 The Omega Nebula in SHO narrow band
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M17 The Omega Nebula in SHO narrow band

M17 The Omega Nebula in SHO narrow band, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M17 The Omega Nebula in SHO narrow band
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M17 The Omega Nebula in SHO narrow band

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM Pro
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro
Filters
ZWO Ha 1.25" · ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm · ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm
Accessories
Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands
Software
DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker · PixInsight · PHD 2 · APT · Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics 50mm Guidescope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MC

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 9, 2020 ·  Aug. 17, 2020 ·  Aug. 31, 2020
Frames:
ZWO Ha 1.25": 100x240" (6h 40') (gain: 139.00) -15°C bin 1x1
ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm: 59x240" (3h 56') (gain: 139.00) -15°C bin 1x1
ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm: 14x240" (56') (gain: 139.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
11h 32'
Darks:
80
Flats:
80
Bias:
400
Avg. Moon age:
20.37 days
Avg. Moon phase:
56.94%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00
Temperature:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3828108

RA center: 18h20m27s.8

DEC center: -16°1040

Pixel scale: 0.910 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.404 degrees

Field radius: 0.719 degrees

Resolution: 4560x3409

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Omega nebula in SHO narrow band.

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M17 The Omega Nebula in SHO narrow band, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath