Omega in Sagittarius | Fred Herrmann

Fred Herrmann
Location of photo
United States
Date/Time of photo
Aug/Sept 2013
STT-8300, TOA-130, AP-900
The Omega Nebula in the constellation Sagittarius is 6,000 light-years distant and spans a diameter of 15 light-years. Like the great nebula in Orion the Omega nebula is a star forming region with an embedded open cluster of young stars. Taken using Ha and Oiii narrowband filters. Total exposure time is ~12 hours.
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