Wide Field: M17 Region


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See also M17 (hi-resolution).

Equipment

76mm Televue (480mm f/6.3 refractor)
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

L R G B color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 120 minutes (Ha) binned 1x1
Red = 20 minutes binned 1x1
Green = 20 minutes binned 1x1
Blue = 20 minutes binned 1x1

  • Ha data taken during a bright moon phase. RGB data taken after moonset.
  • Minimum credit line: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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    Updated: 05/28/2004