Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611
M16 in Hydrogen Alpha, 



    
        

            Matt McBee
M16 in Hydrogen Alpha
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M16 in Hydrogen Alpha

M16 in Hydrogen Alpha, 



    
        

            Matt McBee
M16 in Hydrogen Alpha
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M16 in Hydrogen Alpha

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 13, 2012
Frames:
4×1200(1h 20′)
Integration:
1h 20′
Avg. Moon age:
24.02 days
Avg. Moon phase:
30.59%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 182837

RA center: 18h18m46s.1

DEC center: -13°4709

Pixel scale: 1.213 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 121.724 degrees

Field radius: 0.702 degrees

Resolution: 3326x2504

File size: 3.7 MB

Locations: Driveway, Kingsport, TN, United States

Description

Many things went wrong, and I ended up with only 4x20 min of time on this object. Luckily it's very bright!

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M16 in Hydrogen Alpha, 



    
        

            Matt McBee