||M17 Object RA 18:20.8
||48 minutes (12 X 4 minutes)
||Canon 60Da DSLR
||Prime focus of a 200mm SkyWatcher f/5 Newtonian
reflector with a Televu Paracor for a total focal length of
Marion Bridge, N.S.
||This image was processed entirely in Images Plus. Calibration, stacking, ArcsinH initial stretch, gradient removal, SMI processing,
feature mask to split into nebulae and star images, multiscale
decomposition used to sharpen the nebula, masked halo reduction then
images recombined. Image binned for web display.