Astronomy Adventure — Messier 17

Messier 17, also known as the Omega or Swan Nebula, is a reflection nebula in the constellation Sagittarius. From my light-polluted site, the Swan Nebula is the more apt description of what I see.

30 sec. exposure, Starblast 4.5, 30x, cropped

Thoughtful discussions on politics and economics with some sidelights in photography and astronomy.