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Photographer:

Fred Herrmann

Email:

ftherrmann@comcast.net

Location of Photo:

United States

Date/Time of photo:

Aug/Sept 2013

Equipment:

STT-8300, TOA-130, AP-900

Description:

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.

Website:

10006 Covington Drive SE

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