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Astrophotography Gallery > Nebulae > Swan Nebula (M17)
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013
Location: Courtright Reservoir, CA
The Swan Nebula, catalogued as M17 and NGC6618, is a hydrogen emission nebula located in the constellation Sagittarius. It lies approximately 5,500 light years from Earth.
Mount: Celestron CGEM (Hypertuned)
Camera: Canon 60D (Stock)
Scope/Lens: Orion Astrograph 8" f/3.9 Newtonian
Guide Scope: Orion ST 80mm f/5 Refractor
Guide Camera: Orion Starshoot Autoguider
Exposure #1 (RGB):
   26 x 150 Seconds @ ISO 1600, f/3.9
   10 Darks, 50 Flats/Dark Flats/Bias

Integration: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes, 0 Seconds
Processing: BackyardEOS, PHD, DeepSkyStacker, Adobe Photoshop CS6
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