M17 - Omega Nebula (aka Swan Nebula)

Taken by: Bob Finnigan and Lee Green

Date: 07/16/2011

Exposure: 90-90-15-5-5-5 HA-OIII-LRGB

Description: M17 - alternately called the Omage Nebula, the Swan Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Horseshoe Nebula and Lobster Nebula - is a cloud of gas in the constellation Sagittarius.

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