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M16 - Eagle Nebula, Starless - NB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:GSO RC 8"

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts:Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ EQ6- GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses:GSO RC 8"

Guiding cameras:ZWO ASI120MM

Software:Photoshop CCPixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters:Astronomik 6nm SIIAstronomik 6nm OIIIAstrnomik 6nm HA


Frames:
Astrnomik 6nm HA: 85x600" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik 6nm OIII: 41x600" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik 6nm SII: 40x600" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 27.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~21

Bias: ~100

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1614346


Resolution: 2267x1724

Locations: Backyard, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Description

Here is my version of a starless M16 using Josh Smiths tone mapping technique.

Most the work apart from initial preprocessing was completed in Photoshop as I felt it was easier to cleanly remove the stars and deal with artifacts.

I will add some RGB Stars once I get some clear skies. (RGB Star version http://www.astrobin.com/299651/?nc=user)

As always C&C are greatly appreciated. Cheers

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Author

gvarouha
George Varouhakis
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