Omega Nebula (M17)

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About this Image

Image of the Omega Nebula (M17) obtained during commissioning of the GBT. The image was taken in an on-the-fly observing mode with the DCR continuum backend and was reduced with AIPS++. Little image precessing has been done on the data; a simple linear baseline was subtracted from each scan.

Investigator(s):  R. Maddalena and F. Ghigo

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Technical Data

    Telescope GBT 
    Date of Observation 2002-00-00 
    Type of Observation Continuum Observations 
    Band X 
    Wavelength 3.6 cm 
    Frequency 8.4 GHz 
    Center of Image RA: 18:20:47.11, Dec: -16:10:17.50 (J2000)  
    Field of View 0.9000 x 0.9000 degrees  
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