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M17 aka Swan aka Omega, Horseshoe Nebula

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#1 astronz59

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 04:15 AM

A stunning object even under a SQM 19 sky, the famous 'Horseshoe'/ 'Swan's Neck'/'Omega' clearly visible. Managed to nab this one just before moon rise,but I had to work quickly. Definitely one I would like to revisit at a dark sky site (sigh)!

 

 

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#2 frank5817

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 12:01 PM

Ian,

 

Very nice sketch. It is a real show piece to see and rewarding to sketch.

 

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#3 niteskystargazer

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Posted 16 September 2019 - 01:28 PM

Ian,

 

Very good sketch of M-17 (aka Swan aka Omega, Horseshoe Nebula) smile.gif .

 

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#4 Asbytec

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Posted 17 September 2019 - 07:11 PM

You captured a lot of detail despite your skies. Nice observation. 



#5 pedrovillamiel

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Posted 20 September 2019 - 11:22 AM

Interesting look on your Celestron 102HD
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#6 Chiron0224

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Posted 22 September 2019 - 08:00 PM

I've never seen the swan look like that.  Just incredible detail.




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