M 17 - The Swan Nebula
Date: June 2nd 2000
Location: Boon Michigan
Equipment: 5" f9 refractor, G11, Taurus Tracker III, ST4
Conditions: Very dark and transparent - best I remember in Michigan
Film: Kodak Ektapress PJ400
Exposure: 60 minutes
Comments: I was very happy when I took this negative from the developer. This shot tells me that the new refractor is going to be an astrograph!