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The Details
Object
M 17 The Omega or Swan Nebula in Sagittarius
Optics
Astro Physics 160 EDF refractor at f/5.7
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG STL-11000M
Filters
Tru-Balance 6nm Hydrogen Alpha filter
Date
18 July 2008, 19 July 2008
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
Ha 12 x 1200 sec, 1x1 bin
Ha 5 x 1200 sec, 1x1 bin (core)
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop CS3
Orientation
Field of View: 01°25’ x 01°07’ centered on RA 18h20m17.4s
DEC -16°01’27” (2000.0) . North angle 359.36 °; east 90° CCW from north
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