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Contains:  M 16, Eagle nebula, NGC 6611
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M16 in HA, 


            Hobby Astronomer
M16 in HA

Technical card

Resolution: 1526x1012

Dates:April 29, 2017

Frames: 17x600"

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.92% job: 1574773

RA center: 274.716 degrees

DEC center: -13.849 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.950 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.551 degrees

Field radius: 0.242 degrees


Here is M16 in HA from 3:00 am to 6:am. Target was very low in the sky and I am surprised at the data. Going to re-image the target in a few months when M16 is much higher in the sky and I can get the OIII data. Moved to a Celestron 11" Edge HD scope from an 8" Edge HD Scope.



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Sky plot

Sky plot


M16 in HA, 


            Hobby Astronomer