M17 is known as the Swan, Horseshoe or Omega Nebula and is located in Sagittarius. Imaged at Kitt Peak with Steve White and with a 16" LX200 @ f6.3, ST8E nabg camera, 10 lum, 5 red, 5 green and 5 blue. Processed with CCD Sharp and Maxim CCD/DL ON March 30, 2000 just before dawn.