M17: The Swan Nebula

Photographer
Bernard Miller
Email
bgmiller011@cox.net
Location of photo
Animas, NM
Date/Time of photo
June 5 - July 2, 2014
Equipment
Telescope: TEC-140 (F7), Camera: SBIG ST-8300, Mount: AP900 GTO
Description
This is a picture of M17, also known as the Swan Nebula or Omega Nebula. It is an emission nebula about 6,000 light years away in the constellation Sagittarius.
Website
http://www.azstarman.net/M17.htm
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