Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611
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M16 - Eagle Nebula, 


            Rodney Watters
M16 - Eagle Nebula
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M16 - Eagle Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Black Daimond

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot autoguider (SSAG)

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS

Dates:June 7, 2014

Frames: 27x300"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.81%

Astrometry.net job: 305593

RA center: 18h 18' 56"

DEC center: -13° 49' 30"

Pixel scale: 3.628 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.932 degrees

Field radius: 0.981 degrees

Resolution: 2601x1732

Locations: Glanmire Home Observatory, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard


Messier object 16. Looking at the deep sky images it is easy to see why it is called the Eagle Nebula.



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M16 - Eagle Nebula, 


            Rodney Watters