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



    
        

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The Eagle Nebula
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The Eagle Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AstroTech AT6RC

Imaging cameras: Atik 428ex Mono

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G GoTo Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AstroTech AT6RC

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5 II M

Software: Imaginova Starry Night Pro  ·  DeepSky Stacker 3.3.2  ·  CCDSoft  ·  Photoshop CS2

Filters: Orion H‑Alpha 7nm 1.25"

Accessory: Orion Thin Off Axis Guider (TOAG)


Dates:July 21, 2015

Frames: 8x600"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.78%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 701589

RA center: 18h 19' 3"

DEC center: -13° 49' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.338 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 155.072 degrees

Field radius: 0.232 degrees


Resolution: 1000x752

Locations: Lincoln Park Observatory, Town of Tonawanda, New York, United States

Description

Here is a first light image of a deep sky object for my new AstroTech 6" RC telescope. Still awaiting a few parts, such a Moonlite focuser which will replace the less than satisfactory stock focuser.

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The Eagle Nebula, 



    
        

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