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M17 The Omega Nebula

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#1 SeymoreStars

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 11:53 AM

The Omega Nebula, also known as Messier 17 or just M17 is an H II region in the constellation Sagittarius. M17 is a cloud of interstellar matter 5,000 and 6,000 light-years from Earth and it spans some 15 light-years in diameter.

 

Hard to believe this is just 1.5 hours of data.

 

Details here - get.jpg?insecure


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Posted 03 July 2020 - 11:57 AM

Hard to believe this is just 1.5 hours of data.

coming from you no.
very pretty as always.
thanks.



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Posted 03 July 2020 - 03:08 PM

Hard to believe this is just 1.5 hours of data.

And with 5min subframe only! And from backyard?! Amazing.


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Posted 03 July 2020 - 11:28 PM

Nice image Steve! I like the color! And only 1.5 hours.


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Posted 05 July 2020 - 08:32 PM

Nice image Steve. It is a bright nebula, but still 1.5 hrs - cool.


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