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M16 in HA, 



    
        

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Imaging cameras: SBIG STT-1603ME

Mounts: 10 MICRON OAG GUIDED GM 1000 HPS

Accessory: SBIG OAG GUIDING FILTER WHEEL


Dates:April 29, 2017

Frames: 17x600"

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.92%


Astrometry.net job: 1574773

RA center: 18h 18' 51"

DEC center: -13° 50' 55"

Pixel scale: 0.949 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -87.535 degrees

Field radius: 0.242 degrees


Resolution: 1526x1012

Description

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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M16 in HA, 



    
        

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