Omega Nebula widefield

     Messier 17, NGC 6618, IC 4701-6-7, VdB 120, Sh2 45, NGC 6596

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Object

Type

Open cluster with nebula
Constellation Sagittarius
Coordinates RA:18h 20m 48s  D:-16 11' 00"
Magnitude -
Size 20x20 arc min

Image

Optics Takahashi FSQ 106
Mount Eq6-Pro
Camera Cooled Canon EOS 50D at 6 C (external temperature 22 C)
Exposure 15 exp. 20 minutes each, 800 ISO
Notes Image acquired from Canino (VT) - SQM 21.0

 

 

Where is this object in the night sky? Below a sky chart of the location (from Stellarium 8.0 planetarium).

 

 

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