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Image of the day 06/10/2017

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    A Starless Eagle Nebula, 


            Kevin Morefield

    A Starless Eagle Nebula

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave CDK14

    Imaging camera:SBIG STT 8300M

    Mount:Paramount ME II

    Guiding telescope or lens:Planewave CDK14

    Filter:Astrodon 36mm 5,3,3 and LRGB

    Resolution: 2981x2494

    Dates:May 23, 2017

    Frames: 74x900"

    Integration: 18.5 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 26.83 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 8.01% job: 1605681

    Locations: Sierra Remote Observatory, Auberry, California, United States

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories


    A Hubble palette version of the Eagle with stars removed to allow more color flexibility when editing. I've also shot the stars in LRGB but really like this starless version!

    Ha 15 OIII 27 SII 32. All 15 minute exposures. 18.5 hours total. Much of it shot under full or near full moon.

    SBIG 8300M, Planewave CDK14, Paramount MEII



    Kevin Morefield


    A Starless Eagle Nebula, 


            Kevin Morefield