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The Eagle Nebula (M16)

Technical card

Resolution: 3964x2680

Dates: May 30, 2014

Frames: Astronomik Clip CLS CCD: 5x600" ISO800

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 1.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.56%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

RA center: 274.807 degrees

DEC center: -13.816 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.839 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.032 degrees

Field radius: 0.557 degrees

Locations: backyard, Chico, CA, United States


A quick one from just before dawn


License: None (All rights reserved) May 31, 2014

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The Eagle Nebula (M16), j_n_dubya

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