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M16 Eagle Nebula + Pillars of Creation

Technical card

Resolution: 2013x1344

Dates: Aug. 9, 2015

Frames: Baader UHC-S 2": 110x70" ISO800

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 24.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.60%

Astrometry.net job: 860435

RA center: 274.717 degrees

DEC center: -13.833 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.110 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.963 degrees

Field radius: 0.709 degrees

Description

My attempt at shooting the Eagle Nebula (Messier 16) and the "Pillars of Creation". Two nights of acquisition for a total exposure time of 128 minutes.

Specs:
- Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Reflector
- Celestron AVX
- Orion 80mm short tube refractor + Starshoot Autoguider
- Canon 70D, UHS-C filter, ISO 800, 70s.
- 110 Light, 50 Dark, 50 Bias, 30 Flat
- BYEOS > DSS > LightRoom5

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