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M17 - Omega Nebula (aka Swan Nebula)

Taken by: Bob Finnigan and Lee Green
Date: 7/16/2011
Exposure: 90-90-15-5-5-5 HA-OIII-LRGB

M17 - alternately called the Omage Nebula, the Swan Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Horseshoe Nebula and Lobster Nebula - is a cloud of gas in the constellation Sagittarius.