Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611
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M-16 in Ha, 


            Miguel Morales
M-16 in Ha
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M-16 in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS-60Q

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  EQMOD EQAscom 1.27L  ·  Cartes Du Ciel  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Ha 7nm 1.25"

Dates:June 2, 2017

Frames: 44x480"

Integration: 5.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.01%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1611421

RA center: 18h 18' 32"

DEC center: -13° 52' 58"

Pixel scale: 0.658 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 38.056 degrees

Field radius: 0.614 degrees

Resolution: 5852x3298

Locations: Observatory 51, Quebradillas, Puerto Rico


Here is the start of my M-16 in NB, the first real NB image that I have taken. Soon I will add OIII and SII data and refine the composition. I hope you enjoy the image as it is now.



    M-16 in Ha, 


            Miguel Morales
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    M-16 in Ha, 


            Miguel Morales


Description: This version has all the Calibration frames processed in. I also changed the composition so that it will fit a 16:9 ratio screen and adjusted the general brightness and contrast.

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M-16 in Ha, 


            Miguel Morales