June 5, 2016

Digitized Sky Survey Image of the Omega Nebula (M 17)

Omega Nebula

This image is a colour composite of the Omega Nebula (M 17) made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 4.7 x 3.7 degrees.

Image Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2, Davide De Martin.
Explanation from: http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0925b/

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