Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611
M16, The Eagle Nebula approximation of natural color using narrowband filters, 



    
        

            Phil Hosey
M16, The Eagle Nebula approximation of natural color using narrowband filters
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M16, The Eagle Nebula approximation of natural color using narrowband filters

M16, The Eagle Nebula approximation of natural color using narrowband filters, 



    
        

            Phil Hosey
M16, The Eagle Nebula approximation of natural color using narrowband filters
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M16, The Eagle Nebula approximation of natural color using narrowband filters

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 11, 2012 ·  Aug. 12, 2012
Frames:
Ha: 6×600(1h) 0°C bin 1×1
Orion OIII: 6×600(1h) 0°C bin 1×1
Orion SII: 6×600(1h) 0°C bin 1×1
Integration:
3h
Avg. Moon age:
24.12 days
Avg. Moon phase:
29.74%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 295028

RA center: 18h18m53s.0

DEC center: -13°5056

Orientation: 177.226 degrees

Field radius: 0.560 degrees

Resolution: 1371x1029

File size: 608.4 KB

Description

Red = H-alpha + Sulfur II (approx 75% / 25%)

Green = Oxygen III

Blue = Oxygen III + H-alpha (approx 85% / 15%)

Comments

Revisions

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M16, The Eagle Nebula approximation of natural color using narrowband filters, 



    
        

            Phil Hosey