Date Taken: 07/01/2014 Photographer:
Robert Monaghan Location: Brisbane Australia
Orion 120mm f/5.0 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
Celestron cpc 9.25 sct
Wedge/ Permanent mount
Sbig STF 8300c Processing: Ccdops Photoshop Exposure: 16 x 300 secs Other Equipment Used: Star Shoot Auto Guider 52064, Orion Field flattener, Baader semi apo filter. Notes: M17. Taken through Orion 120mm refractor with field flattener and filter. Piggybacked on main scope. 16 x 300 secs at -5 degs. slight tracking error and centre of Nebula slightly overexposed to record outlining gas. Good seeing conditions. Cold. Auto guided with star shoot camera in main scope.
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