More M17: Amateur images of the Omega Nebula

[M17, P. Suetterlin] [PNG]

Taken by amateurs of the Sternfreunde Breisgau e.V. at the Schauinslandsternwarte with their new CCD camera on a Celestron 11.

Contributed by Peter Suetterlin from the CCD image collection of the " Sternfreunde Breisgau e.V."

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    [M17, Matt BenDaniel]

    Matt BenDaniel took this great color photograph of the Swan or Omega Nebula M17, on May 24, 2001 from Pearce, Arizona, using an autoguided Astro-Physics 130 EDF refractor telescope. It is a 90-minute exposure, taken at f/6.7, on hpered Kodak PPF 400 film. The image was cropped from a larger one of the whole M16-M17 region.

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    [M17, Jason Ware]

    M17 as photographed by Jason Ware.

    [M17, Jason Ware]

    Another photo of M17 by Jason Ware.

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    [M17, Wallis/Provin CCD]

    This CCD image of the Omega Nebula M17 was obtained with their Astro Physics EDF 152mm f/7.5 refractor by Brad Wallis and Robert Provin who kindly contributed them to our database. Three 10-minute exposures with SBIG ST-7 CCD camera, with minus-IR and No. 25 (red) filter, have been combined to create this picture.

    [M17, Wallis/Provin]

    Great color image of the Omega Nebula M17, also by Brad Wallis and Robert Provin. It is a 20 minutes exposure on (unhypered) Fujicolor Super G-800+. 155mm f/7 Astro-Physics EDF refractor.

    The two Wallis-Provin images are copyrighted, but may be freely used for private purpose. Use in non-commercial public html pages requires appropriate acknowledgement. If you should consider any for-profit use, please contact Robert Provin (robert.provin at or Brad Wallis (bwallis at

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    [M17, Ian Wallis]

    The Swan or Omega Nebula M17 with a southern hemisphere 'flavour'. This image was obtained by Ian Wallis with a Meade LX-50 10" SC telescope at f/10 on 35mm Kodak EGP-400 negative film at the Schmidt-Cassegrain focus, exposed 7 minutes. It was taken in July 1999 from a suburban location in Perth, Western Australia. Visual limiting magnitude was about 5.2.

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    [M17, James Phan]

    James Phan created this image of the Omega or Swan Nebula, M17, during an astronomy camp in Tishonomingo, Oklahoma. He took this photo with the 12-1/2 inch Schmidt-Cassegrain of Randy Black; it was a computerized system with a CCD camera.

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