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Observatory Parameters
Feb 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:13 23:54

Omega or Swan Nebula · M 17 Diffuse Nebula in Sagittarius Constellation

Size: 11' Magnitude: 6.0 Also known as NGC 6618, Sh 2-45
Uploaded by wannaberocker
Size: 3,285 × 2,325 px
Visual Field: 0.3º
Uploaded by Mike Hawtin Lefkoşa kazası, Cyprus
Size: 1,931 × 1,440 px
Visual Field: 0.9º
Uploaded by Christopher_Sullivan
Size: 5,952 × 3,976 px
Visual Field: 0.8º
Uploaded by Mark Sansom VIC, Australia
Size: 2,048 × 1,639 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
ISO: 6,400
Uploaded by jramper
Size: 1,359 × 1,002 px
Visual Field: 0.6º
Uploaded by Adri
Size: 2,376 × 2,404 px
Visual Field: 0.4º

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Hourly Elevation Feb 21

Omega or Swan Nebula as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

18h 20m 47s
-16º 10' 59''
III 3 m n: -
Last visited objects: Omega or Swan Nebula

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