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M16 - The Eagle and the Pillars of Creation , 


            Oliver Czernetz

M16 - The Eagle and the Pillars of Creation

Technical card

Basic astrometry details job: 598519

Resolution: 2093x1502


Messier 16 - The Eagle and the Pillars of Creation

A young open cluster of stars in the constellation Serpens.
Its name derives from its shape that is thought to resemble an eagle. It contains several active star-forming gas and dust regions, including the famous "Pillars of Creation".

Ha: 40x300s
RGB: 196x120s
RGB-UHC: 32x180s

RGB from Leibnitz, Austria:
TS Optics 130/719 Tripplet Superflat APO
Canon EOS 1100 D unmodded
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro HEQ5 SynScan
Lacerta MGEN-2 Autoguider

H-Alpha from Siding Spring Observatory - NSW, Australia
OTA: Planewave 20" (0.51m) CDK, Corrected Dall-Kirkham Astrograph
Aperture: 510mm
Focal Length: 2259mm (focal reducer)
F/Ratio: f/4.4
Mount: Planewave Ascension 200HR
CCD: FLI-PL09000

Data + Image Processing: Oliver Czernetz
Software: Canon EOS Utility, Fits Liberator, Deep Sky Stacker, Fitswork, Adobe PhotoShop CS5 Extended

Hope you like & enjoy, and as always: Feedback highly appreciated. Thanks for looking!



Oliver Czernetz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


M16 - The Eagle and the Pillars of Creation , 


            Oliver Czernetz