Messier 17 Swan Nebula

 

Messier 17 Swan Nebula in Narrowband

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Object: Messier 17 Swan Nebula - Constellation Sagittarius

Distance: 5000 - 6000 light years

Date(s) Taken: June 29th to July 29th, 2010

Telescope: Takahashi TSA 102S / Flattener

Camera: ST 2000 XM, Operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature with water cooling

Exposures: 19 hours total duration

13 Sulfur II - 30 Minute Images binned 1x1

13 Hydrogen Alpha - 30 Minute Images binned 1x1

12 Oxygen III - 30 Minute Images binned 1x1

Image Utilization - 77%

 

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