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Omega Nebula (M17)

Omega Nebula (M17)

Date: August 15, 2012
Location: Pearson College, Metchosin, BC
Constellation: Sagittarius
Optics: Williams Optic 66 on Meade LXD55 mount
Camera: Canon EOS 20Da modified
Exposure: 30 light frames of 60 seconds, ISO 1600
Processing: Light frames calibrated with 15 x 60 sec dark frames in ImagesPlus. Light frames combined using MinMax Excluded.

The Omega Nebula (M17) also known as the Swan Nebula, is an emission nebula located in sagittarius.