M17, The Omega Nebula in Sagittarius

Composite Image from Multiple Data Sources

8.2 Meter Subaru Telescope (NAOJ)

Hubble Space Telescope

Color data Courtesy Wolfgang Promper

Image Assembly and Processing : Robert Gendler and Roberto Colombari

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Copyright 2013 Robert Gendler, Subaru Telescope (NAOJ),

Hubble Legacy Archive


Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).