M17 (The Omega Nebula)

M 17 (10inch) (80) (crop)

M 17 (Omega Nebula)

M 17 is a star factory about 5500 LY distance in Sagittarius. Stella winds and energetic light from hot massive stars have formed this interesting nebula.

Telescope.  10 Inch F4 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date. 11 x 600 sec.  June 2015.

Location. (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.