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M17 - The Swan Nebula
M17 - The Swan Nebula
M17 - The Swan Nebula
Details
Date Taken: 05/18/2012
Photographer: Joe B.
Location: York, PA
Telescope: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph Reflector Telescope
Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized Go-To Telescope Mount
Camera: Canon Rebel XS DSLR
Processing: Stacked using Nebulosity 2.0, Stretched, Cropped & Centered using Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0
Exposure: ISO-400, 1 minute exposures x 45 frames
Other Equipment Used: Orion 50mm Guide Scope with Orion Starshoot Autoguider
Notes:

The Swan Nebula is located in a thick cluster of stars in Sagittarius.  The Orion Starshoot Autoguider brings the stars into pinpoint focus in this image.


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