M17

Swan / Omega Nebula

Designation:
M17
Object Type:
Emission Nebula
Right Ascention:
18h 21m
Declination:
-16° 11'
Magnitude:
6.0
Distance:
5,000 light years
Constellation:
Sagittarius

Image Source: Scott MacNeill, Frosty Drew Observatory

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