Wednesday, 22 August 2012

M17 / Omega nebula

M17 / Omega nebula / NGC6618
Constellation - Sagittarius
Bright nebula

Date - 21/8/12
Location - Narkurs
Seeing - IV fairly poor
SQM - 21.3 (NELM 6.2)

Telescope - 12" f/5
EP - 10mm Pentax XW x153 TFoV 0˚27'

Sketch Materials - White Conte' pastels and ink

Sketch notes
Easy find but this was the last sketch of the evening and some mid level cloud and wind problems which made viewing difficult to pick out fainter details.

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