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Omega Nebula || M17 || NGC6618 || 5,000 - 6,000 ly away
The image is in the Hubble palette and was created using a ‘5.2-inch Thomas Back TMB-130 ED triplet apochromatic refractor at f/7,  Apogee U8300 CCD camera, Hydrogen-alpha/Oxygen-III/Sulfur-II image with  exposures of 8.6, 3.6, and 4.6 hours, respectively.’

image by Astronomy

Omega Nebula || M17 || NGC6618 || 5,000 - 6,000 ly away

The image is in the Hubble palette and was created using a ‘5.2-inch Thomas Back TMB-130 ED triplet apochromatic refractor at f/7, Apogee U8300 CCD camera, Hydrogen-alpha/Oxygen-III/Sulfur-II image with exposures of 8.6, 3.6, and 4.6 hours, respectively.’