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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611
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The Eagle Nebula in September 2019, 


            Rudolf Bumm
The Eagle Nebula in September 2019
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The Eagle Nebula in September 2019

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8'' Newtorian

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Accessory: MGEN

Dates:Sept. 3, 2019

Frames: 84x180"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.57%

Basic astrometry details job: 2996764

RA center: 18h 18' 53"

DEC center: -13° 50' 42"

Pixel scale: 0.861 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 53.850 degrees

Field radius: 0.619 degrees

Resolution: 4110x3150

Locations: Mirasteilas observatory, Falera, Graubünden, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard


The Eagle Nebula (catalogued as Messier 16 or M16, and as NGC 6611, and also known as the Star Queen Nebula and The Spire) is a young open cluster of stars in the constellation Serpens.

Celestron Newton 8'
iOptron CEM 60
gain 139

Sternwarte Mirasteilas
September 3rd and 4th 2019

54 x 180 s Ha
90 x 120 s RGB

Processing in Pixinsight 1.8 and Photoshop (Thanks to Jens Zippel for his Photoshop RGB / Ha combination workflow)



Rudolf Bumm
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The Eagle Nebula in September 2019, 


            Rudolf Bumm