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M 16

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80ED

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-1600

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80ED

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i

Software: PixInsight  ·  CCDCommander

Filters: Astronomik SII 12nm  ·  Astronomik H-alpha 6nm  ·  OIII 12nm

Accessory: Moonlite Focuser  ·  Teleskop-Service TS OAG 27


Dates:June 25, 2012June 26, 2012June 28, 2012June 29, 2012

Frames:
Astronomik H-alpha 6nm: 7x1200" -20C bin 1x1
OIII 12nm: 6x1200" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 12nm: 6x1200" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.97%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Astrometry.net job: 90124

RA center: 18h 18' 49"

DEC center: -13° 47' 26"

Pixel scale: 4.876 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -7.293 degrees

Field radius: 0.771 degrees


Resolution: 978x1506

Locations: Remote observatory at Astrocamp, Nerpio, Spain

Description

Version D is a funny comparison with the "Pillars of creation" image from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Version E is an over-stretched image that shows that there's a lot of faint nebulosity in the area.

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